Panama-based Mossack Fonseca’s  offices: Documents leaked from the law firm 12 months ago  prompted over 150 official inquiries, audits or investigations in over 79 countries around the world but little has changed. Photograph:  Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images

This week marks one year since the publication of the Panama Papers when 11.5 million documents were leaked from Panamanian law-firm Mossack Fonseca t(...)

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien is linked to property on the Caribbean island where Dermot Desmond has been developing an exclusive tourist resort, fi(...)

Shell E & P Ireland Offshore Inc, a company with an address in Nassau, has had a number of Irish directors over the years, starting in 2000. The company is associated with the Corrib gas project in Co Mayo. Photograph:  Shell E&P Ireland Limited

Two companies registered in the Bahamas and used by Dublin property investor Paul Fenelon for investments in the UK are among companies of Irish inter(...)

Neelie Kroes pictured  in Dublin Castle in 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

For years, Neelie Kroes traveled Europe as one of the continent’s senior officials, warning big corporations that they couldn’t “run away” from the E(...)

Stephen Donnelly: told the Dáil “vulture funds” – which have bought up distressed assets, including mortgages, in Ireland – have managed to legally avoid paying tax on profits made from their sale. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two separate investigations into the use of tax loopholes which allow foreign investors to escape tax on profits made in Ireland are now under way by(...)

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes: “Companies and wealthy individuals should pay their fair share of tax. We have serious problems if firms like Mossack Fonseca are allowed to use special business structures to hide certain financial activity.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Brian Hayes, the Fine Gael MEP, is to be appointed to a new European Parliament committee set up to investigate the widespread offshore tax avoidance (...)

Mossack Fonseca tweeted that it would “be ceasing operations” in those territories, “but we will continue serving all of our clients,” it said in a tweet. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers revelations has decided to close its offices in the British-dependent territories of Jersey, Isle of Ma(...)

“The world is only going to become more and more transparent as we move forward.” – Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank. The International Consorti(...)

Criminals with offshore links: Peruvian drug trafficker Ment Floor Dijkhuizen Cáceres, known as El Holandés;  “Queen of the South” Marllory Dadiana Chacón Rossell; Boss of Bosses Semion Mogilevich – the Ukranian was dubbed “the most dangerous mobster in the world” and Fernando del Valle, Chilean money launderer

In November 2005, customs officials at the Dutch port of Rotterdam got a tip: a shipment of asparagus from Peru might contain something besides veget(...)

 Len Gotshalk in action in the 1970s for the Atlanta Falcons. Photograph: Getty Images

Len Gotshalk, an Atlanta Falcons football player turned Oregon businessman, had a history of legal issues by the time he went looking to buy an offsho(...)