Nicholas Shaxson is the author of "Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World". The investigative journalists knows who benefits most in the dirty business of hiding money and saving taxes.
Panama Papers disclosures have generated an extra €140 million in tax revenues for Germany, according to research by three media outlets. And that's with many hundreds of other evasion cases still unresolved.
The law firm at the center of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal has said reputational damage means it will be shutting down operations. Its clients included Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi.
The European Commission has proposed protective measures to ensure whistleblowers can safely report unlawful activity. The bill would harmonize fragmented legislation across the bloc.
John Steinbeck and John F. Kennedy; Watergate and the Panama Papers; Janet Cooke's fake news or Maureen Dowd's biting op-eds: Here's a look back at the rich history of the Pulitzer, the US' top awards for writing.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version