Hidden fortunes have been exposed--the rich and powerful around the world are put under pressure. The so called Panama Papers have revealed the details of hundreds of thousands of holding companies.
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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.
Officials and activists have decried a decision by EU ministers to remove several states from a tax haven blacklist. Among those delisted is Panama, less than two years after its secretive tax loopholes were leaked.
The Paradise Papers data release shines a light on the tax activities of politicians and some of the world’s richest people. But it appears for now that most of the questions raised are ethical rather than legal.
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