EU Urged To Name European States In Tax Haven ‘Blacklist’ – the list is expected to be published today, December 5.
Bermuda is one of the Thirty-five countries that should be named and shamed on the European Union’s upcoming list of countries that facilitate tax avoidance and evasion, according to a new report by non-profit Oxfam. The EU brought forward discussions on a “blacklist” of tax havens after the Paradise Papers revelations. To read more click here. To search the Paradise Papers (and other disclosures) click here.
The new records at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists come from the offshore law firm Appleby and cover a period of more than six decades through to 2014 of entities registered in more than 30 offshore jurisdictions. It includes information from shareholders, directors and other officers connected to offshore companies, foundations and trusts. It also reveals the names of the real owners behind those secret structures, when available. More than 70 percent of the new records belong to entities incorporated in Bermuda and the Cayman Island.
There are still more stories coming out from ICIJ’s Paradise Papers reporting partners, and more revelations will surface as regulators and ordinary citizens around the world begin to explore the new available data. The full dataset of the Offshore Leaks database is available for download.
Note: As stated on the ICIJ’s site:- there are legitimate uses for offshore companies and trusts. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any people, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly. Many people and entities have the same or similar names. We suggest you confirm the identities of any individuals or entities located in the database based on addresses or other identifiable information. If you find an error in the database please contact the ICIJ.