IPI Presses for Changes to British Virgin Islands Bill

The ICIJ Offshore Leaks project and investigations into tax havens have hit the British Virgin Islands hard. Officials there are pushing a draconian new law with severe penalties for anyone leaking information or publishing leaked information about BVI offshore companies. The International Press Institute (IPI) is pressing for changes to this bill, which it says could hamper the ability of journalists to do their job.

Source: International Press Institute

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Offshore Leaks: ICIJ director Ryle in Brussels

The Australian journalist Gerard Ryle, director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will give a unique European conference about Offshore Leaks next June 11 in Brussels. Organised by Journalismfund.eu, Le Soir, Université catholique de Louvain and Fonds Pascal Decroos voor bijzondere journalistiek.

Source: journalismfund.eu

Posted on: May 31, 2013

Google Hangout: ICIJ Offshore Secrecy Project

IRE this week hosted a Google Hangout in which the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists discussed its investigation into offshore secrecy, which tapped into a cache of 2.5 million leaked files and "cracked open the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts." The Hangout was broadcast live on May 14, but you can watch a video of the event.

Source: Investigative Reporters and Editors

Posted on: May 15, 2013