Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson walks out from the interview. - You have to leave your ego outside the door. We are all working together on this and no matter how big or small your news organisations are, said Marina Walker deputy director of ICIJ on my first meeting about the Panama Papers in Washington in May 2015 with around 20 other journalist. This was eleven months before the Panama Papers stories were published all over the world.
Mihran Poghosyan. Fotograph: Compulsory Enforcement Service (Wikimedia / Creative Commons / Mamuli qartughar)Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) dropped the offshore business case against former Chief Compulsory Enforcement Service Officer Mihran Poghosyan in January this year.Writen by Kristine Agalaryan* (photograph on the right)
Clare Rewcastle, founder of the Sarawak Report and Radio Free Sarawak UK/ Malaysia. Photo: Dominique James Off-shore "paradise" islands are back in the news and as far as I am concerned they should stay in the news until these shelters for the super-rich, tax evaders and also mega-criminals are sorted out.
On the wish list from the civil society you will among other things find contract transparency, a digital searchable register for stockholder list and extended country-by-country reporting.
Jason Sharman’s presentation from the 2012-conference Financial secrecy, society and vested interests. See the film and download the material.
Wednesday 21st september 9.30am – 12.00pm
The House of Litterature, Oslo, Wergelandsveien 29
Coffee/tea will be served from 9.30am
About the report:
See the videos from the launch of author and journalist Nicholas Shaxson´s book Treasure Islands. and the following debate at the House of Literature in Oslo 4th February 2011
Launch and interview with Nicholas Shaxson:
Following the launch, Kjetil Wiedswang, commentator in Dagens Næringsliv, leads the debate with the following panelists: