The EU wants to cut off the flow of money to tax havens like the Caribbean island of Anguilla, which has more offshore companies than inhabitants. European authorities now want a list of who owns them.
The EU will shortly publish a tax haven blacklist, part of a strategy to deal with the issue of global tax avoidance and evasion. The charity Oxfam has its doubts though, and has published a list of its own.
New relevations about Apple's tax avoidance strategy are making headlines as the Paradise Papers scandal unfolds further. EU finance ministers are due to discuss the issue during talks in Brussels on Tuesday.
Germany's federal investigators have paid up to 5 million euros for the trove of documents at the center of the so-called Panama Papers leak. While controversial, the purchase of stolen bank data is legal.
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