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Panama Papers and US Initiatives to Identify Entity Beneficial Owners

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    Jennie Cherry
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    George N. Harris, Jr.

In early April 2016 files leaked from a large Panama-based law firm (known as the ‘Panama Papers’) brought to the attention of many the ways in which offshore companies and structures can be used to obscure the identity of beneficial owners, some of whom have used such entities to avoid paying tax in their country of tax residence. August 4, 2016. Download