'Panama Papers' law firm announces it is closing down

'Panama Papers' law firm announces it is closing down

The Panamanian law firm whose more than 11 million leaked documents known as the "Panama Papers" shed light on how the world's wealthy exploit financial secrecy to hide assets has said it is closing at the end of March.

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22 face tax evasion probe in UK after examination of Panama Papers

22 face tax evasion probe in UK after examination of Panama Papers

Twenty-two people are under investigation for suspected tax evasion following an examination of the Panama Papers by a UK Government taskforce, Philip Hammond has said.

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German newspaper publishes 'manifesto' from Panama Papers leak source

German newspaper publishes 'manifesto' from Panama Papers leak source

A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings has published what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source.

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Investigators visit Panama Papers law firm's office

Investigators visit Panama Papers law firm's office

Panamanian prosecutors have visited the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to look into its allegations that a computer hacker was behind the leak of a trove of financial documents about tax havens the firm set up to benefit influential people around the globe.

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Pressure mounts on David Cameron as £200,000 'gift' from his mother revealed

Pressure mounts on David Cameron as £200,000 'gift' from his mother revealed

British Prime Minister David Cameron has been told by a Conservative Party minister that he needs to "build up" trust with the public following the row over his personal finances.

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'Panama papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca raided in El Salvador

'Panama papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca raided in El Salvador

Authorities in El Salvador have raided the local offices of the offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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OECD to host Paris meeting over Panama Papers disclosures

OECD to host Paris meeting over Panama Papers disclosures

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is convening a meeting of tax officials from around the world in Paris on April 13 to figure out what to do about the Panama Papers disclosures.

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Chinese internet filter 'barrier to international trade'

Chinese internet filter 'barrier to international trade'

The US government has described China's internet controls as a barrier to trade in a report which coincides with attempts by Beijing tries to block the public from seeing news about the finances of Chinese leaders' families.

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Vladimir Putin says Panama Papers 'part of US plot to weaken Russia'

Vladimir Putin says Panama Papers 'part of US plot to weaken Russia'

Vladimir Putin has denied having any links to offshore accounts and described the Panama Papers document leaks scandal as part of a US-led plot to weaken Russia.

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Call for investigation into role of Argentina's President in offshore companies

Call for investigation into role of Argentina's President in offshore companies

An Argentine prosecutor has asked for an investigation into President Mauricio Macri's role in offshore companies, adding to the global fallout from a massive leak of documents from a Panama law firm.

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David Cameron: I have got nothing to hide about my financial arrangements

David Cameron: I have got nothing to hide about my financial arrangements

David Cameron said he did not have "anything to hide" about his financial affairs as he revealed that he and his wife sold shares worth more than £30,000 in an offshore tax haven fund set up by his late father.

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The opposition parties are trying to force an election in Iceland after the Panama Papers revelations

The opposition parties are trying to force an election in Iceland after the Panama Papers revelations

Iceland's opposition parties have introduced a new no-confidence measure in parliament in a bid to force a new election.

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Iceland names new Prime Minister

Iceland names new Prime Minister

Iceland's Government has named a new Prime Minister - the agriculture minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson.

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Gianni Infantino does not see police raid of UEFA HQ as damaging

Gianni Infantino does not see police raid of UEFA HQ as damaging

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says his determination to restore football's rotten reputation has been strengthened by the Panama Papers link which prompted police to raid UEFA headquarters.

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Panama moves to boost transparency after leak furore

Panama moves to boost transparency after leak furore

Panama's government is creating an international committee of experts to recommend ways to boost transparency in the Central American country's offshore financial industry.

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FIFA ethics committee member resigns

FIFA ethics committee member resigns

A member of FIFA's independent ethics committee has resigned from his post.

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Politicians and celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts amid Panama papers leak

Politicians and celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts amid Panama papers leak

The president of Ukraine has become the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm.

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Iceland's Prime Minister quits following Panama Papers scandal

Iceland's Prime Minister quits following Panama Papers scandal

Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson has offered his resignation over allegations of offshore investments revealed in the Panama papers leak, an Icelandic broadcaster has reported.

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Iceland's Prime Minister tries to call election over Panama Papers revelations

Iceland's Prime Minister tries to call election over Panama Papers revelations

Iceland's president has refused a request from the prime minister to dissolve parliament and call a new election amid a dispute over the premier's offshore tax affairs.

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Panama Papers: David Cameron has 'no shares, no offshore trusts, no offshore funds'

Panama Papers: David Cameron has 'no shares, no offshore trusts, no offshore funds'

David Cameron has said he has "no shares, no offshore trusts, no offshore funds," after questions were raised about his family's tax affairs following the Panama Papers data leak.

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Panama Papers: Jeremy Corbyn wants investigation into taxes of David Cameron's family

Panama Papers: Jeremy Corbyn wants investigation into taxes of David Cameron's family

An independent investigation must be held into the tax affairs of those implicated in the Panama Papers data leak, including David Cameron's family, Jeremy Corbyn has demanded.

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Tackling tax crime 'has never been a priority for Irish Government'

Tackling tax crime 'has never been a priority for Irish Government'

The State lacks both the resources and the political will to investigate tax evasion, Transparency International Ireland said today.

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Law firm at centre of Panama Papers leak recommended Anglo branch to clients

Law firm at centre of Panama Papers leak recommended Anglo branch to clients

A branch of Anglo Irish Bank was repeatedly recommended by the law firm at the centre of the 'Panama Papers' leak.

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Chinese media censors reports on Panama Papers

Chinese media censors reports on Panama Papers

China's internet censors and state media outlets have suppressed reports on hidden wealth drawn from leaked documents which name relatives of current and retired Chinese politicians - including president Xi Jinping.

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'Panama Papers' sparks new FIFA investigation

'Panama Papers' sparks new FIFA investigation

FIFA's independent ethics committee has launched an investigation into one of its own members over allegations related to the 'Panama Papers' leak.

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Vladimir Putin the 'main target' of Panama Papers

Vladimir Putin the 'main target' of Panama Papers

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is the "main target" of the media investigation into offshore accounts, but that he is not implicated in any wrongdoing.

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Richard Bruton: 'Panama Papers' tax evaders will be 'vigorously prosecuted'

Richard Bruton: 'Panama Papers' tax evaders will be 'vigorously prosecuted'

The Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton says anyone found to be evading tax will be prosecuted.

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Latest: FIFA ethics committee launch #panamapapers probe

Latest: FIFA ethics committee launch #panamapapers probe

More than 300 companies in Ireland have been linked to the so-called 'Panama Papers' release.

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Cache of 11.5 million leaked records 'exposes financial dealings of world leaders'

Cache of 11.5 million leaked records 'exposes financial dealings of world leaders'

The offshore financial dealings of the rich and famous have been exposed by a cache of 11.5 million leaked records, an international coalition of media outlets said.

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