The Pandora Papers: The Secret Box Lacking in Secrets
By Simon Owen, TEP. This week sees another irrelevant leak of stolen private documents and data by the ICIJ and their band of media mercenaries. Branded the ”Pandora Papers”, they have retained their tried and tested approach of releasing a number of articles that are deliberately provocative, insinuative and speculative. Moreover, in line with the […]
The European Union War on Tax Competitiveness
The European Union War on Tax Competitiveness – Simon Owen, TEP. In what has become an increasingly tedious campaign of anti-offshore rhetoric by the International Consortium of International Journalists (ICIJ), The Guardian’s latest article targeting so-called tax havens is yet another great example of imbalanced and misleading journalism. With another sensationalist headline worthy of the […]
The FinCEN Files: Unethical, Unreliable and Undermining.
Why the latest leak is misleading and actually damaging to global anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing efforts – by Simon Owen, TEP For a number of years now, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has sought to justify its existence through the publication of illegally obtained documents. There is no question that money […]