Papers put heat on Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Prime Minister and a self-made multi-millionaire, has been named in the Panama Papers as director of an offshore gold prospecting company in a damaging revelation that emerged in the midst of a tight election campaign. A front-page story in the Australian Financial Review yesterday revealed that Turnbull, a former investment banker, was a former […]

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British Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo / AP

Football joins leaders in spotlight

Panama Papers draw attention to deal by Fifa’s new boss as Cameron feels the heat. Newly elected FIFA President Gianni Infantino of Switzerland. Photo / AP Swiss police raided the European soccer body Uefa yesterday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of […]

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The Chinese trail in the Panama Papers

A man walks by a propaganda poster of China’s Communist Party in Beijing. Photo / AP The Guardian and BBC have revealed that the families of members of China’s Communist Party elite used offshore companies. The relatives had companies that were clients of the offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca. The Guardian says there is nothing in the documents to […]

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10 stars named in the Panama Papers leak

Everton’s James McCarthy, left, fights for the ball against Chelsea’s Willian during an English FA Cup quarter-final football match. Photo / AP 1 SARAH FERGUSON AGE:56 WHO: Duchess of York Ferguson’s chaotic offshore finances were revealed in the latest Panama Papers leak. Ferguson expressed confusion in 2001 over who was running her interests in the […]

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Protesters took to the streets in Reykjavik to demand the resignation of Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson. Photo / AP

Panama Papers first major scalp as Iceland’s PM resigns

Iceland’s Prime Minister, faced with street protests and public outrage over offshore holdings, resigned yesterday, becoming the first major political leader to fall amid global reverberations from millions of leaked documents detailing secret financial transactions. Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson tendered his resignation and asked Iceland’s President to dissolve Parliament after leaked files from a Panama law firm […]

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Five key cases in the Panama Papers

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron. His late father has been mentioned in the Panama Papers. Photo / AP 1 President Vladimir Putin The Guardian said the Panama Papers showed a network of secret offshore deals and loans worth US$2 billion led to associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, including concert cellist Sergei Roldugin, a childhood friend of […]

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