The Paradise Papers reveal damning details of Glencore’s business deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it owns two huge copper and cobalt mines. , Alfred Gusenbauer was head of the Social Democratic Party of Austria from 2000 to 2008 and Austria's chancellor from January 2007 to December 2008. Appleby wirbt damit, das Geschäft mit Briefkastenfirmen absolut sauber und professionell zu betreiben. A subsidiary of the Kremlin-controlled Gazprom funded an investment company that partnered with DST Global to buy shares in Facebook, reaping millions when the social media giant went public in 2012. The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) issued a statement regarding Apple on 7 November 2017. , Appleby and various banks in the Isle of Man, including Conister Bank which is owned by Arron Banks and Jim Mellon, had business with PokerStars and its founders, Mark Scheinberg and his father Isai Scheinberg, until it was sold for $4.9 billion in 2014 to The Stars Group, formerly known as Amaya. In January 2019 a Turkish court sentenced Ünker to thirteen months in jail for "defamation and insult", and separately fined the newspaper for "insult". As the tax break in the Netherlands came to a scheduled end, Apple's law firm, Baker McKenzie, researched island tax havens, asking Appleby officials in numerous jurisdictions to confirm "that an Irish company can conduct management activities ... without being subject to taxation in your jurisdiction."  The offshore maneuvers may have avoided taxes in Canada, the United States and Israel, according to experts who reviewed some of the 3,000-plus files detailing the trust's activities. Paradise Papers revelations around the world.  The JFSC confirmed that the two Apple subsidiaries referred to by the media are not Jersey-registered companies and their understanding is that Apple funds relating to these entities have not been remitted to or held in the Island. The released information resulted in scandal, litigation, and loss of position for some of the named, as well as litigation against the media and journalists who published the papers. Cohn. Os Paradise Papers ("Documentos do paraíso", em tradução livre) são um conjunto de 13,4 milhões de documentos eletrônicos confidenciais de natureza fiscal que foram enviados ao jornal alemão Süddeutsche Zeitung.O jornal os compartilhou com o Consórcio Internacional de Jornalistas Investigativos (ICIJ),  e alguns detalhes foram divulgados em 5 de novembro de 2017. Political Donors Play The Offshore Game", "Jeffrey Epstein's offshore fortune traced to Paradise Papers", "Paradise Papers Show How Misguided the G.O.P. Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada 3. , The Australian branch of Glencore has been demonstrated to have carried out some $25 billion in cross-currency interest rate swaps, complex financial instruments the Australian Taxation Office suspects of being used to avoid paying taxes in Australia. Unternehmen aus Österreich, die in den Paradise-Papers-Akten auftauchen. , The Supreme Court of Mauritius later froze 91 bank accounts associated with Bastos as part of an inquiry into his investments for the Angolan sovereign wealth fund, and suspended the licenses of seven investment companies linked to Bastos' Quantum Global..  A confidential settlement between the three companies was reached on 4 May 2018. In 2016, Ghanaian authorities took his company to court for allegedly not making social security payments. Some of the details were made public on 5 November 2017 and stories are still being released. , The sons of Turkey's former prime minister, Binali Yıldırım, are listed in the papers. The Paradise Papers are a treasure trove of such leads and evidence. The Paradise Papers is a special investigation by the Guardian and 95 media partners worldwide into a leak of 13.4m files from two offshore service providers and 19 tax havens' company registries Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia Former heads of state 1.  Süddeutsche Zeitung journalists contacted the ICIJ, which has been investigating the documents with 100 media partners. Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a former deputy minister of defense for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is given as the owner of at least eight companies in Bermuda between 1989 and 2014, some of them apparently formed for purposes of owning yachts and airplanes. " The funds, opened in 2009 and with over $100 million under management, remained under Caputo's management until December 2015, when Macri named him Finance Secretary, a post upgraded to Finance Minister this January. 6.8 million . The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 95 media partners explored 13.4 million leaked files from a combination of offshore service providers and the company registries of some of the world’s most secretive countries. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any people, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly.". , In 2009, Glencore, an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company, loaned $45 million to Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in exchange for his help with officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo in negotiations over a joint venture with state-owned Gécamines at the Katanga copper mine.  A statement on behalf of Queen Elizabeth confirmed that the Royal Estate paid full UK tax on her offshore investments. The company's 2015 gross domestic product showed a 26% increase, and close to $270 billion of intangible assets suddenly appeared in Ireland as the year began – more than the entire value of all residential property in Ireland. Britain handles foreign policy for both islands to a large extent, but Bermuda has been self-governing since 1620. Agriculture Minister Blairo Borges Maggi is mentioned in the papers. The EU, under the leadership of Jean-Claude Juncker, threatened to sue Ireland over its tax deals, although Juncker himself had approved similar tax deals in his own country, Luxembourg.  According to the papers, Stephen Bronfman, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's adviser and close friend, a Liberal Party fundraiser credited with putting Trudeau into office, moved millions of dollars offshore for former Liberal Party Senator Leo Kolber.  Neither firm, the Cayman Islands–based Alto Global Fund, nor its Miami-based parent company Noctua Partners LLC, were listed in Caputo's financial disclosure statement, a statement that all public officials and candidates for office are required to make. «Les Panama papers étaient le scandale de l’illégalité», a souligné Pascal Saint-Amans, directeur du Centre de politique et d’administration fiscales de l’OCDE, interrogé sur France Inter. She is the wife of Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who later became Prime Minister of Greece. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists stated in their politicians database, as a disclaimer, "There are legitimate uses for offshore companies and trusts. President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki is listed in the papers as a director and a shareholder of Tenia Ltd., a company established in the Cayman Islands in April 2001.. Henrique de Campos Meirelles, the former Brazilian Minister of Finance, told Poder360 that he does not report income from his Sabedoria Foundation because it was set up to perform charitable functions after his death and therefore he receives no income from it. This is a list of people and organisations named in the Paradise Papers as connected to offshore companies. The papers revealed that Mallya sold United Spirits to Diageo in 2013, which it later approached London-based law firm Linklaters to restructuring the group structure created by Mallya. Glencore's writ has four plaintiffs: Glencore International AG (an intermediate holding company resident in Switzerland), Glencore Investment Pty Ltd (a company incorporated in Australia), Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd (a company incorporated in Australia), and Glencore Investment Holdings Australia Ltd (a company incorporated in Bermuda). are among the corporations that own offshore companies. Sowohl das Magazin Falter als auch der ORF berichten über mehrere Personen bzw. Subcommittee of MPs to investigate facilitation of avoidance, in wake of Panama and Paradise Papers Published: 27 Mar 2018 . Glencore sold Merope in April 2017 but before that it was 100% owned by Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd, which was, according to a document from the Paradise Papers leaks, 100% owned by Glencore Group Funding Ltd of the United Arab Emirates, an entity in turn 100% owned by Swiss firm Glencore International AG, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore plc, registered in Jersey. The Paradise Papers are a set of over 13.4 million confidential electronic documents relating to offshore investments that were leaked to the German reporters Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer, from the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.  Under an arrangement with Dutch authorities, the tax break was to expire in 2014, so another reorganization transferred the intellectual property from the Bermudian company to a Dutch commanditaire vennootschap or limited partnership, Nike Innovate CV. He sued when Yemen ended the joint venture and turned over operations to a Yemeni company, and lost. , Three former Canadian Prime Ministers are named in the Paradise Papers: Jean Chrétien, Paul Martin, and Brian Mulroney. Paradise-Papers-Fälle mit Österreichbezug. , The papers show that the Duchy of Lancaster, a private estate of Queen Elizabeth II, held investments in two offshore financial centres, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.  Offshore ties of more than a dozen Trump advisers, Cabinet members and major donors appear in the leaked data. Paradise Papers: The Paradise Papers are 13.4 million leaked files from offshore service providers and company registries obtained by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. , Jonathan Kolber, former CEO of Koor Industries and the beneficiary of the Kolber Trust and son of former Canadian senator Leo Kolber, who set the fund up in 1991, is named. Aziz dismissed both the murder charge and the allegations of financial impropriety. Apple had been paying a lower rate of corporate taxes in Ireland in a so-called sweetheart deal. , Economist Gabriel Zucman and his colleagues estimate that 63% of foreign profits made by American multinational corporations are stored in subsidiaries and offshore accounts, depriving the country of about $70 billion in tax revenue each year. The Duchy's investments included First Quench Retailing off-licences and rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse. Glencore, which had effectively taken over Katanga, agreed to vote for the joint venture. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any people, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly." High-profile Mexicans in the files include billionaire Carlos Slim, priest Marcial Maciel known as "the greatest fundraiser of the modern Roman Catholic church", and Ricardo Salinas Pliego. An ICIJ Investigation Paradise Papers: Secrets of the Global Elite. , Four weeks after the Duchy of Cornwall purchased shares in Sustainable Forestry Management, Prince Charles made a speech criticising the European Union Emission Trading Scheme and the Kyoto Protocol for excluding carbon credits from rainforests, and called for change. , Quantum Global Group, an investment bank owned by Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, managed the Angolan wealth fund invested in seven investment funds in Mauritius and received an annual fee of 2 percent to 2.5 percent of capital under management per year. The whole operation of assigning air routes was investigated by the Argentine federal justice system in a case called "Avianca" in which the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri and other officials were imputed.  He received a controversial presidential pardon from U.S. President Bill Clinton on 20 January 2001, Clinton's last day in office. Cet article recense les ... L'affaire a été révélée dans les Paradise Papers qui contenaient des documents concernant un différend juridique entre l'ancien avocat du défunt président Ismail Ayob et … Es geht um Korruption, Geldwäsche, Steuerhinterziehung. He is listed as a director for Novia Management, a Maltese company listed as a shareholder in Novia Funds Sicav Plc, also Malta-based, which includes among its other shareholders Tal Silberstein [de], who was arrested in 2017 with Beny Steinmetz on charges of money laundering, then released. The company added: "Our systems were accessed by an intruder who deployed the tactics of a professional hacker". In the offshore firms he was associated with different investors such as Soviet-born British-American businessman Leonard Blavatnik; American billionaire J. Christopher Burch and his brother Robert Burch; American business and media executive John Augustine Hearst; and French designer Philippe Starck.. Germán Efromovich, founder of Synergy Group, is linked to an offshore conglomerate used for the aerocommercial holding business with ramifications in Bermuda, Panama, and Cyprus.  However, Apple has previously publicly stated that it reinvests post-tax earnings (generated outside the US) into the global economy via investment funds held offshore. She had pledged to divest from more than 200 firms when she was confirmed as President Barack Obama's commerce secretary in 2013, but records show that she transferred assets to a company owned by her children's trusts, which shared the same address as her office. Current or former heads of state or government of their country as defined by their political position at the time of announcement, not whether the documents in the Papers relating to them coincided with their period of office. Some of the details were made public on 5 November 2017 and stories are still being released. Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man with an estimated wealth of 12.1 billion, is also mentioned. , A separate ICIJ project found that tax auditors in Burkina Faso accused a Glencore subsidiary of deducting from its taxes "fictitious" payments to other Glencore subsidiaries, and of selling the zinc from its mine (to another Glencore company) in unrefined form to minimize its revenue. , According to the papers, Argentine hotelier and real estate developer Alan Faena was director and CEO of half a dozen companies in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands. , After reporting began, Appleby sued The Guardian and the BBC on 18 December 2017 for breach of confidence as it sought copies of the documents. The Paradise Papers is a global investigation into the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.. , The data breach comprises some 13.4 million documents—totaling about 1.4 terabytes—from two offshore service providers, Appleby and Asiaciti Trust, and from the company registers of 19 tax havens. , The papers also show that in June 2007, the Duchy of Cornwall, a possession of Prince Charles, invested $113,500 in Sustainable Forestry Management, a Bermuda-based carbon credits trading company run by Hugh van Cutsem. , An article published by the ICIJ detailing the use of ambiguous VAT policies on the Isle of Man highlights the $27 million Bombardier Challenger 605 private jet that Lewis Hamilton registered there, apparently to become eligible for a $5.2 million VAT refund.  In a 20-month period he was paid over $41 million in management fees, and invested much of the money in his own projects.  Aziz, a former Citibank executive, told the ICIJ he had set the trust up for estate planning purposes and that the funds had come from his employment at Citibank.  The Guardian and the BBC settled the dispute with Appleby in May 2018. In a joint statement, the companies stated the vast majority of documents in the leak were not legally privileged, that the Guardian and the BBC explained to Appleby which documents were used in their reporting, and that the Guardian and the BBC had done this without compromising their journalistic integrity. With three other subsidiaries based in the UK, United Spirits was allegedly involved with diverting funds amounting to $1.5 billion. He told Argentine members of the ICIJ team that "it was an investment fund for friends and family. Paradise Papers: Offshore-Kunden der Kanzlei Appleby geraten in Erklärungsnot. This is a list of people and organisations named in the Paradise Papers as connected to offshore companies. This may indicate that Apple took advantage of a tax incentive known as a capital allowance, which gives Irish companies generous tax breaks for buying intangible property – essentially intellectual property like patents. Mrs Brown's Boys stars 'put £2m offshore' Invest NI company in Paradise Papers. The third is receiving tax breaks in Ireland for buying Apple IP from another Apple subsidiary.  Possible reasons include the absence of overt illegality in the information; most media sources are careful to point out that the schemes in the Paradise Papers are generally lawful. The principal shareholder of the company was Hui Chi Ming. . Les Paradise Papers viennent de révéler une longue liste de politiciens en fonction, propriétaires de comptes en banque offshores. , The BBC also noted questions about investments by Conservative Party donor Michael Ashcroft and Farhad Moshiri, owner of Everton Football Club. 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For example, in its bouquet of services, Appleby provides proxy directors for companies set up in tax havens. that they are "managed and controlled" from abroad, the companies may win an exemption. In March 2016, David Baazov and other executives were charged by Canadian regulators with multiple securities fraud charges related to the acquisition of PokerStars. PokerStars and its founders were pursued by the US Department of Justice for allegedly money laundering billions until they negotiated a settlement on 31 July 2012. Prominent Democratic donors also appear in the law firm's files. In all, there are 714 Indians in the tally, including noted political leaders like Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, notable names like actor Amitabh Bachchan (a shareholder in a Bermuda-based digital media company), Dr Ranjan Pai of Manipal Group, former Member of Parliament of the Rajya Sabha Vijay Mallya.