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Panama Papers

The Panama Papers are 11.5 million files obtained from the database of the law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The documents were leaked to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) by an anonymous whistleblower. The newspaper then shared the papers with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Around 107 media organizations in 80 countries analyzed the ..

EU Adds 10 Countries to Tax Blacklist

The European Union has expanded its tax haven blacklist by including 10 countries. The list now has 15 countries. The list was first drawn up by EU in 2017 in the wake of several scandals, including the Panama Papers and LuxLeaks, that pushed the EU into doing more to fight tax evasion by multinationals and ..

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Government reconstitutes Multi-Agency Group probe into Paradise Papers revelation

The Union Government has reconstituted Multi-Agency Group (MAG) to investigate cases relating to ‘Paradise Papers’ data disclosure which is also probing the Panama Papers leak. It will be led by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman and will have representatives from Enforcement Directorate, RBI and Financial Intelligence Unit. The MAG was constituted in April ..

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