Tag - tax-havens



The financial center of Panama City, Panama, in 2019. Starting Monday, 27 people will be tried over charges connected to the "Panama Papers" case.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 8, 2024
'Panama Papers' trial to begin eight years after tax scandal
Twenty-seven people have been charged with money laundering in connection with the tax evasion scandal.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2023
India's Adani hits back at Hindenburg, insists made full disclosure
The conglomerate said last week's Hindenburg report was intended to enable the U.S.-based short seller to book gains, without citing evidence.
Japan Times
Oct 9, 2021
Global tax deal seeks to end havens but criticized for 'no teeth'
Many developing countries have said their interests have been ignored and that wealthy nations were likely to continue dividing up the spoils of foreign direct investment.
Japan Times
Aug 14, 2018
Illegal fishing and harm to Amazon forest linked to firms using tax havens, study says
Scientists called on Monday for greater transparency over the use of tax havens by companies involved in activities that have harmed the world's oceans and the Amazon rainforest.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 18, 2018
SoftBank failed to report income of ¥93.9 billion from tax haven units, sources say
Authorities have told SoftBank Group Corp. that it failed to declare income of some ¥93.9 billion ($875 million) from its tax haven-based units in the four years through fiscal 2015, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.
Japan Times
Dec 6, 2017
EU rubber-stamps tax haven blacklist as it goes after 'digital giants'
The European Union agreed on a tax blacklist of 17 countries that could potentially face sanctions for failing to bring their standards in line with the bloc, as it seeks to further step up its fight against opaque practices that facilitate avoidance by multinationals and individuals.
Apr 27, 2016
Marubeni, Itochu and UCC chief among Japan stakeholders in Panama Papers
A data leak reveals Japanese individuals and firms are listed as shareholders or directors of at least 270 entities in offshore tax havens.
Japan Times
Apr 7, 2016
Panama Papers link kin of Xi, Mao, Li and other Chinese Communist elite to shell firms
The massive data leak from a Panama-based law firm dealing with offshore shell companies has implicated relatives of no fewer than eight current and former members of China's Politburo Standing Committee, analysis of the data showed Wednesday.
Apr 1, 2014
The bitcoin rhapsody to continue
Attempts to save on remittance fees by using bitcoins could lead to an addiction, which in turn risks the loss of one's savings.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Apr 12, 2013
Hollande seeks to eradicate tax havens
With the French government reeling over a minister's tax-dodging scandal, President Francois Hollande proposed a law Wednesday that would force ministers, legislators and other senior officials to declare their assets publicly and submit to auditing by a "totally independent" authority before and after...


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