SARS offshore disclosure programme nets R2.7bn so far

2018-03-08 12:37

The taxman has so far collected R2.7bn through its Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme, with SARS hoping to collect a further R580m by the end of March 2018.

Panama Papers redux may show how firms, wealthy skirt taxes

2017-11-05 20:12

A year after the Panama Papers, a new set of data taken from another offshore law firm could expose the hidden wealth of individuals and show how corporations, hedge funds and others may have skirted taxes.

Sharif ousted as Pakistan Prime Minister

2017-07-28 11:04

Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations.

Panama firm accused of secretly helping oil, mining crooks in Africa

2016-07-25 16:16

Mossack Fonseca is a major provider of secrecy to companies involved in Africa’s extractive industries, the latest leak in the Panama Papers scandal has revealed.

'Panama Papers' firm demands prosecution of suspect in Switzerland

2016-06-17 12:05

The law firm at the centre of the "Panama Papers" scandal says it expects the prosecution of a worker from its Geneva office detained on suspicion of stealing company documents.

Zim central bank pressured to act on Panama Papers

2016-05-20 11:15

Zimbabwe’s central bank has been pressured to investigate illegal dealings by Zimbabwean businessmen and executives named in the Panama Papers.

Panama Papers law firm threatens legal action

2016-05-11 08:30

The Panamanian law firm at the centre of the huge trove of leaked documents detailing offshore financial dealings says it will take legal action against an international consortium of journalists.

New raid on Panama Papers law firm: report

2016-04-23 07:07

Panamanian authorities have launched a new raid on an address linked to the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal, local media have reported.

Panama president denies country is tax haven

2016-04-20 13:59

Panama has been "wrongly" labelled a tax haven, President Juan Carlos Varela said in an interview with a Japanese news agency, defending his country amid the global "Panama Papers" scandal.

'No ifs, no buts, no public sector cuts' - UK rally

2016-04-16 22:00

Tens of thousands of people have marched through London in protest against government spending cuts, with some activists demanding Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation over his family's offshore finances.


Paradise Papers: Don't assume all guilty - chair

2017-11-07 19:00

Using an offshore finance centre is not necessarily illegal, Tim Mertens, chair of Sovereign Trust tells Fin24 regarding the leaked Paradise Papers.

Offshore legal firm hacked, braces for media leaks

2017-10-25 09:30

Financial details of some of the world's richest people are set to be published after a Bermuda-based offshore firm suffered a data breach, a British newspaper reports.

Panama Papers: Nearly 2000 South Africans identified

2017-03-15 11:54

Altogether 1 917 cases involving South African residents have been identified in the Panama Papers scandal, the South African Revenue Service has told MPs.

Terrorists, traffickers use US shell companies - Treasury

2016-07-13 09:54

Terrorist groups and drug traffickers are using anonymously owned US shell companies to hide and move their money, a senior Treasury official has warned, calling on Congress to crack down.

IT worker at Panama Papers firm arrested

2016-06-15 18:41

An IT worker at the Geneva office of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal, has been arrested, Switzerland's Le Temps newspaper reports.

Citadel moves to allay Panama Paper fears

2016-05-13 18:31

Citadel Investment Services says if any of its clients are mentioned in the Panama Papers, its services to them have always been tax compliant.

Panama Papers: Khulubuse Zuma linked to US oil deal probe

2016-04-25 07:54

US authorities are investigating an oil deal originally fronted by President Jacob Zuma’s nephew, mining magnate Khulubuse Zuma, the latest leak in the Panama Papers has revealed.

Book in the offing for Panama Papers journo

2016-04-20 22:46

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who helped bring the Panama Papers to light is working on a book about his findings.

G20 embraces crackdown on tax havens, shell companies

2016-04-17 19:00

The world's leading economies have embraced a new crackdown on tax havens and the use of shell companies to hide money.

'No evidence' to take action against Panama Papers law firm

2016-04-14 11:54

Panama's public prosecutor against organized crime said Wednesday there was no evidence so far to take action against the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal, following a raid lasting 27 hours on its offices.

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