‘Golden passports’ threaten European security, warns EU commissioner
November 15, 2018

Exclusive: citizenship for sale under increasing scrutiny from governments and security agencies

Europes security is being put at risk by so-called golden passport schemes that have allowed states to sell citizenship or residency to potentially dangerous individuals, the EU justice Continue reading

Breaking Bad to the Paradise Papers: all you need to know about money laundering
June 1, 2018

The art of hiding money from the taxman is under threat from laws demanding greater transparency

What is money laundering?
In British law, money laundering is defined as the process of concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property.

It Continue reading

‘Dirty money’: U-turn as Tories back plans to make tax havens transparent
May 8, 2018

Government says it will support amendment to introduce public ownership registers in Britains overseas territories

Britains overseas territories will be forced to adopt public registers of company ownership at the end of the decade after the government conceded it would Continue reading

Offshore cash helped fund Steve Bannon’s attacks on Hillary Clinton
November 14, 2017

Robert Mercer, whose spending assisted Donald Trumps election win, used tax haven of Bermuda to avoid US taxes

Eighteen months before guiding Donald Trump to election victory, Steve Bannon delivered the opening shot in the ruthless Republican campaign to paint Continue reading