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    1. FT Alphaville

      August 12, 2016

      Guest post: The Panama Papers -- what exactly is the problem?

      It’s almost five months since 11m private documents leaked out of a Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca. This guest...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 26, 2016

      As goes correspondent banking, so goes globalisation

      The IMF’s Christine Lagarde gave a speech to the New York Fed last week, lamenting another sign of globalisation going...

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    1. June 26, 2016

      Panama Canal banks on $5.3bn locks

      Shortly before 9am on Sunday the Cosco Shipping Panama, surrounded by smoke-spewing tugs, was eased gently into the new...

    2. May 18, 2016

      Editors at Russia’s RBC media group sacked after Putin article

      At an awards ceremony late last year, Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian oligarch, joked that the hard-hitting...

    3. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      AB InBev shuffles Latin American assets

      Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, is playing a game of swapsies with businesses in Latin America as it...

    4. May 12, 2016

      Cameron targets offshore owners of UK property

      The foreign companies that hold more than 100,000 UK properties will have to reveal their true owners under a...

    5. May 11, 2016

      Panama yields to pressure on tax information exchange

      Panama has agreed to exchange tax information automatically with other countries in a breakthrough for the global...

    6. May 10, 2016

      Cameron calls Nigeria and Afghanistan ‘fantastically corrupt’

      David Cameron’s search for a global deal on corruption took an embarrassing turn on Tuesday after he insulted two of...

    7. May 6, 2016

      Panama tycoon accused of laundering drug money

      The founder of a Panama business empire and his son have been running an international narcotics money laundering ring,...

    8. May 1, 2016

      Panama Papers create a golden opportunity for UK fund houses

      It is not only David Cameron, the UK prime minister, that can learn from the Panama affair; the public reaction to the...

    9. April 28, 2016

      Pakistan PM under pressure as problems pile up

      Hours before Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, addressed the nation after his children’s offshore assets were...

    10. April 21, 2016

      A tepid crusade against illicit offshore finance

      The publication of the Panama Papers and the revelation that David Cameron benefited from his father’s offshore trust...

    11. April 15, 2016

      G20 threatens tax havens over standards

      The world’s leading finance ministers have warned tax havens that if they fail to co-operate with new transparency...

    12. April 15, 2016

      Panama and a new Copernican revolution

      The name Nicolaus Copernicus is not usually mentioned in the same breath as corporate tax planning or Mossack Fonseca....

    13. April 14, 2016

      Tax avoidance a global risk, says Lagarde

      Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that “more needs to be done” on international efforts to curtail aggressive tax...

    14. April 14, 2016

      Investment in Panama: not all about secrecy

      The Mossack Fonseca leak comes as a reality check for Panama but will not necessarily tarnish the country’s appeal as a...

    15. April 13, 2016

      HMRC prosecutions unlikely after Panama Papers leak

      The Panama Papers may succeed in embarrassing individuals linked to offshore financial centres, but popular demands for...

    16. April 13, 2016

      Prosecutors raid Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca

      Organised crime prosecutors on Tuesday raided the Panama City headquarters of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the...

    17. April 12, 2016

      Brussels plans to force multinationals to open up on profits

      The EU has set out proposals to force multinationals to be more open about the profits they make in different...

    18. April 11, 2016

      Paris and Berlin call for global tax-haven blacklist

      Paris and Berlin are pressing industrialised nations to pull together a common blacklist of territories that breach...

    19. April 11, 2016

      SocGen chief to testify to French senate on Panama Papers

      The chief executive of Société Générale is to be hauled in front of the French senate on Tuesday to answer questions...

    20. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Cameron comes out fighting on Panama fund

      David Cameron came out fighting on Monday after criticism of his dealings with Blairmore, a Panama-incorporated fund...

    21. April 11, 2016

      How not to deal with a PR crisis like Mossack Fonseca

      What do you do in the corporate nightmare scenario? You are BP and Deepwater Horizon is leaking. You are Trafigura and...

    22. April 9, 2016

      Has the sun set on offshore tax shelters?

      The revelations in the Panama Papers have shone a light into the world of offshore tax havens and world leaders have...

    23. April 8, 2016

      Beginner’s guide to Blairmore and the problem with offshore investment

      When David Cameron provided details about the Blairmore fund, he was careful to explain it was not a family trust. “It...

    24. April 8, 2016

      EU cracks down on havens as post-Panama action widens

      Brussels is to push for new disclosure requirements forcing companies operating in blacklisted tax havens to come clean...

    25. April 8, 2016

      Initial evasiveness over Blairmore did Cameron no favours

      David Cameron, who once promised to rip away the “cloak of secrecy” from offshore tax havens, faced demands for his...

    26. April 8, 2016

      Panama tries to stay cool as offshore heat rises

      Panic? What panic? Ramón Fonseca, co-founder of the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers admits it has been a...

    27. April 8, 2016

      Cameron admits gaining from Panama fund

      David Cameron has bowed to a week of political pressure and disclosed that he had made money from an offshore fund....

    28. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Cameron drawn into Panama row

      British prime minister David Cameron has disclosed that he made money from an offshore fund, days after one of the...

    29. April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers open new chapter in Argentina corruption drama

      The Panama Papers have proved an embarrassment for Argentina’s new president Mauricio Macri — whose name appears in the...

    30. April 7, 2016

      Panamanians pained by corruption claims

      “Welcome to Panama, a country of happy, noble and hardworking people,” reads the sign as visitors drive from Panama...

    31. April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers: key revelations so far

      Here is a guide to what the Panama Papers, perhaps the biggest data leak in history, have so far revealed about the...

    32. April 7, 2016

      Panama’s Juan Carlos Varela promises to improve transparency

      Panama has pledged to introduce outside oversight of its financial system following damaging revelations the country’s...

    33. April 6, 2016

      Panama Papers reveal companies blacklisted by US

      Amid the prime ministers and actors named in the massive leak of documents from a secretive Panamanian law firm, the...

    34. April 6, 2016

      Police raid Uefa over TV rights deal

      Swiss police have searched the headquarters of Uefa, European football’s governing body, as part of a probe into a...

    35. April 6, 2016

      How laundered money shapes London’s property market

      For three-quarters of Londoners under 35, owning a home in the capital remains out of reach. But according to the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 6, 2016

      "I'm sorry, I can't divulge information about that customer's secret, illegal account"

      In the past week, the privacy of billions of people has increased and the privacy of a smaller set of much richer...

    37. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: an Icelandic saga

      Iceland’s prime minister resigned on Tuesday…or did he? Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson apparently became the first...

    38. April 5, 2016

      Banks hatched shell companies with Panama law firm

      The Panamanian law firm that helped a global cast of characters — from heads of state to leading athletes and...

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