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EU citizenship for sale?

Following the 2008 financial crisis, we have seen new kinds of investor schemes blossoming across Europe.  Their names and modalities differ from one Member State to the other – the Tier 1 investor visa in the UK, the Autorização de...
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Dodgy: Short & simple recipes for secrecy

This recipe shows some of the tricks and tools that people and corporations can use to hide assets and avoid tax. While the methods differ between places and people, company and individual these are some of the most common ways that are used to hide...
Publication

Under the shell: Ending money laundering in Europe

This report assesses the national anti-money laundering framework in six European countries: Czech Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Slovenia. It focuses on beneficial ownership transparency, a key aspect of the fight...
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Panama Papers anniversary – a year of change?

On April 3rd 2016 – exactly a year ago, the Panama Papers, a trove of 11.5 million files leaked from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, revealed how the global financial industry sells financial secrecy to politicians, football players,...
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A year after the Panama Papers: Where does the EU stand?

A year after the Panama Papers: Where does the EU stand?” This is the question we will try to answer during a high-level panel held on the occasion of the launch of Transparency International report Behind the corporate scenes – Enhancing...