European Union finance ministers have removed eight countries, including much-criticized Panama, from a tax haven blacklist.
Ministers say the jurisdictions have committed to making reforms that meet EU standards of tax transparency.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital.
Sun sea and tax avoidance might sound like paradise but the European Union doesn't agree. It's issued a blacklist of 17 countries it says are tax havens.
Oxfam says Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands should be on the EU’s forthcoming tax haven blacklist.
The NGO has published its own
‘There is no secrecy’ Malta's prime minister tells euronews as he talks about business and theories surrounding the recent murder of a local journalist.
The British royal is shown to have connections with offshore investments and is criticised for a "conflict of interest".
Apple denies avoiding tax after the latest documents in the Paradise Papers are released
The New York Times has accused US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross of having ties to Putin-linked firm
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: the fallout of the Catalonia crisis strains relations between Belgium and Spain; and EU finance ministers
'Paradise Papers' leaks believed to have brought forward discussions
Paradise Papers: UK's opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn has implied that Queen Elizabeth II should apologise after investing millions offshore.
Is it right for a rich person to hide their money abroad to avoid paying taxes?
A huge leak of financial documents reveal how the world's super-rich protect their wealth
Leaked documents obtained bc NBC News indicate Wilbur Ross did not reveal business dealings with senior Russian figures.
Oxfam concluded that 20 major European banks make a quarter of their profits, or 25 billion euros in low tax jurisdictions.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.
What is Bahamas Leaks and how big it is?
The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.
The inquiry committee will have 65 members and will report back in one year
A world away from Panama, the sleepy eastern Hungarian village of Komlóska has become a kind of tax haven to survive, eliminating local taxes to bring in more than 100 companies.
UK Prime Minister admits he did not handle the Panama Papers revelation well
Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Officials said they were
Protesters in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires have been calling for the country’s president Mauricio Macrito step down after the so-called Panama
The British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he and his wife did own shares in an offshore trust run by his late father. Blairmore Holdings was
The documents leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca name Putin's friend Sergei Roldugin as the owner of two offshore companies involved in some suspicious transactions.