Paradise Papers

Paradise Papers,

popular name for some 13.4 million confidential electronic files relating to investments with offshore companies, most of them with the law firm and corporate services provider Appleby, founded in Bermuda, with two additional offshore services firms, Estera, formerly part of Appleby, and the Singapore-based Asiaciti Trust, and 19 government corporate registries in tax havens mainly in the Caribbean and Pacific. Unlike the Panama PapersPanama Papers,
popular name for the some 11.5 million internal documents belonging to the Panamanian-based law firm Mossack Fonseca that revealed information about secret offshore companies and bank accounts that had been established by wealthy individuals and politicians to
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, the files, which cover the period from 1950 to 2016, revealed primarily legal tax-avoidance arrangements made in jurisdictions that offer legal and financial secrecy. The investments revealed were made by a wide range of wealthy individuals including politicians and entertainment and sports celebrities, as well as prominent multinational corporations, and include individuals and corporations from Angola, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, India, Japan, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and other nations. The documents were released to or obtained by an anomymous source or sources and then leaked to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in much the same way as the Panama Papers were revealed. The information was subsequently made available to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, consisting of 96 media partners; more than 350 journalists from more than 60 countries participated in analyzing the data.
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The documents were part of the Paradise Papers, a huge raft of documents stolen from Bermuda-based Appleby Ltd, and given to journalists around the world back in 2017.
Shakira was named in the "Paradise Papers" leaks that detailed the offshore tax arrangements of numerous high-profile individuals, including musical celebrities like Madonna and U2's Bono.
She was listed in the "Paradise Papers" leaks last year among numerous high-profile individuals with offshore tax arrangements.
It may be noted that in November last year, Ayaz Khan Niazi was named in the leaked Paradise Papers records in connection with four offshore holdings in the British Virgin Islands.
In November last year, Ayaz Khan Niazi was identified in the leaked Paradise Papers records in connection with four offshore holdings in the British Virgin Islands.
ISLAMABAD -- Exactly two years after starting the exercise, the tax authorities have reported their first recoveries under the investigations into assets held by individuals named in the Panama and Paradise papers.
The release of the Panama Papers and, following that, the Paradise Papers, caught the attention of many people who previously might not have thought much about tax havens.
The FBR informed the task force that it traced close to 400 Pakistanis in Panama Papers and Paradise Papers leaks but no further progress was made due to legal and administrative bottlenecks.
"Whilst they work together on most things, when it comes to football Farhad's interest is Everton and Alisher Usmanov's is Arsenal." The Paradise Papers November 2017 brought more questions to the surface, this time thanks to a Panorama investigation.
Last year, the Paradise Papers revealed that the duchy invested millions of pounds of the estate in a Cayman Islands fund as part of an offshore portfolio.
Bono was named in the Paradise Papers, with reports claiming he used a Malta-based firm to buy a share in a shopping centre in Lithuania.
The allegations, while well known to experts on Ukrainian and Russian organized crime and professional Ukraine watchers, flesh out in an easy to comprehend popular manner the revelations of the so-called "Paradise Papers", the November 2017 data hack of more than 13 million financial documents that were leaked to the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung.