May 23, 2016

Japan, Panama reach deal on tax information exchanges

Japan and Panama have reached an in-principle agreement on concluding a bilateral treaty on tax information exchanges, the Finance Ministry said Monday. The agreement, reached in talks between the two countries, includes regular exchanges of information on financial accounts held by nonresidents to prevent ...

Full Panama Papers data released online; some Japanese names appear

May 10, 2016

Full Panama Papers data released online; some Japanese names appear

A group of investigative journalists on Monday published the names of thousands of offshore companies at the heart of a massive trove of data on the finances of the rich and powerful. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists made data on 200,000 entities available ...

May 9, 2016

ICIJ poised to release Panama Papers info trove online

The Panama Papers scandal promises to deepen around the world on Monday when a journalists’ group with access to the digital cache of documents is to put many of them online. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is to release the documents in ...

Dec 8, 2015

Burress pleads guilty to tax evasion charges

Former NFL star Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty Monday to New Jersey tax evasion charges after reaching a plea deal that could potentially spare him any jail time. Burress, 38, of Totowa, declined to comment on the plea he entered in state Superior Court, telling ...

Feb 18, 2015

France issues warrants for UBS managers in tax fraud case

French judges on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for three former managers at Swiss bank UBS over allegations it helped customers hide money from the taxman in Switzerland. The three managers, one of whom was in charge of wealth management in Europe, are based in ...