Mossack Fonseca says in its statement it is 'fully confident' that authorities in the various countries would 'see through the corresponding [legal] processes in a transparent and effective manner'
Members of the European Parliament seek to uncover alleged violations by EU member states
Environmental crime is the world’s 4th largest criminal enterprise, after drug smuggling, counterfeiting, and human trafficking
The Panamanian law firm says it will sue the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The source, who uses pseudonym John Doe, says thousands of prosecutions could stem from the Panama Papers, but law enforcers don't have access on the leaked documents
Mossack Fonseca issues a letter to the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists stressing the information was stolen and its release would breach attorney-client privilege
The reputable bank comes under public scrutiny after it is named several times in the leaked documents
'How is it possible that in Bermuda you have more profit declared than in China?' says an UNCTAD official
President Juan Carlos Varela says the documents 'reveal a worldwide problem'
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says they will look into 'each and every Sri Lankan' whose names may come up when the Panama Papers are released
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will release a searchable database with info on more than 200,000 secret companies, trusts, and foundations
Mossack Fonseca says it is 'ready to cooperate with investigations under way'
Juan Carlos Varela said that his country will establish a high-level commission within 6 months in order to improve transparency of its financial system
Christine Lagarde says developing countries who rely the most on corporate income tax lose out to multinational firms
Spanish industry minister Jose Manuel Soria says his resignation is 'in light of the succession of mistakes... relating to my explanations over my business activities'
The Panama Papers have also exposed the key role played by Hong Kong and Singapore in funneling that wealth into tax havens
The raid on Mossack Fonseca's offices in Panama lasted 27 hours
(3rd UPDATE) Police with an organized crime unit carry out the raid at Mossack Fonseca 'with no incident or interference,' prosecutors say in a statement
The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, says big companies operating in Europe would have to make public what they earn in each member of the 28-nation bloc
The Panama Papers gives journalists around the world some lessons on working with large-scale investigations
President Varela: 'Panama does not deserve to be singled out on an issue that plagues many countries.'
President Juan Carlos Varela says the controversy is a problem for many countries 'whose legal and financial structures are still vulnerable to be used for purposes that do not represent the common good of the citizens'
Vice President Isabel De Saint Malo: 'We are going to establish technical-level dialogue between Panama and the OECD specifically on exchanging information'
British Prime Minister David Cameron admits benefiting from his father's offshore trust, while prosecutors have opened an investigation into Argentine President Mauricio Macri
Hong Kong plays a role in shipping money out from China due to its proximity and financial freedoms
(UPDATED) Report: Shell companies incorporated through the Hong Kong and China offices of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca accounted for 29% of its global active companies
(UPDATED) President Juan Carlos Varela vows firmly to 'confront whoever comes to put down Panama's image'
Agriculture minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson replaces Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, who stepped down April 5
International attention turns to tax cheats, with Panama's role in particular focus
Co-founder Ramon Fonseca says the firm Mossack Fonseca has lodged a criminal complaint with Panamanian prosecutors over the breach
Gonzalo Delaveau, the president of Transparent Chile, submits his resignation after being named as a director or representative of at least 5 companies registered in the Bahamas
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is the biggest casualty of a media probe into 11.5 million leaked documents that purportedly reveal the offshore financial activities of 140 political figures
The revelations involving Prime Minister David Cameron's late father are embarrassing for the leader, who has a strong anti-corruption stance
Gunnlaugsson is under pressure to resign since leaked financial documents show that he and his wife Anna Sigurlaug Palsdottir own an offshore company in the British Virgin Islands
(UPDATED) A Global Times editorial says Western nations aim to 'strike a blow to non-Western political elites and key organizations'
(UPDATED) Some people online – including several news groups – confuse a 2013 exposé with the 2016 Panama Papers probe
(UPDATED) Several countries launch tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifts the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities
A year-long worldwide media investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents, leaked from a Panama-based law firm, exposes a tangle of offshore financial dealings by the elite
Martial arts movie star Jackie Chan and Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan are among celebrities who feature in a massive leak of documents, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.
Reporters analyzing a trove of leaked tax documents called the Panama Papers find various Latin American figures among the world leaders mentioned in it
The Panama-based law firm is a discreet outfit with a roster of big-name clients and a quiet reputation for hiding money from the tax man
French President Francois Hollande says the leaked documents are good news because they will ultimately lead to tax revenue
(UPDATED) At least 8 current or former members of the Politburo Standing Committee are implicated in the leaked documents
Here are some of the main allegations made in the April 3 release based on documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca
'This is a crime, a felony,' Ramon Fonseca, one of the founders of the Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca, says
'The Panamanian government will vigorously cooperate with any request or assistance necessary in the event of any legal action occurring'
(3rd UPDATE) A massive leak of 11.5 million documents reveals the hidden offshore dealings in the assets of around 140 political figures – including 12 current or former heads of state
The measures proposed involve countries obtaining information from their financial institutions and exchanging the details automatically with other jurisdictions on an annual basis
Swiss banks have until the end of the year to decide whether to 'fess up to potential wrong-doing and hand over their files to US authorities, or take their chances outside the program.