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One Hour Video: BBC ‘Paradise Papers’ Special

One Hour Video: BBC ‘Paradise Papers’ Special

The special edition of BBC Panorama has been posted on Youtube, showing the broadcast of one of the main media partners in the widely reported Paradise Papers. Bermuda is, to say the least, in the news worldwide, as the Paradise Papers have been extremely widely reported, with an initial check of online media reports and usage of the hashtag on social... Read more of this article

‘We Will Be Aggressive In Defending Reputation’

‘We Will Be Aggressive In Defending Reputation’

“We will be aggressive in defending our reputation as we have nothing to hide,” Premier David Burt said following the release of the Paradise Papers, with the Premier adding that Bermuda is an “open, transparent jurisdiction” with a “vigorous regulatory framework.” Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Premier... Read more of this article

Appleby Responds To ‘Paradise Papers’ Release

Appleby Responds To ‘Paradise Papers’ Release

Appleby — who is the subject of headline news around the world following the release of the ‘Paradise Papers’ — has released a new statement, calling the matter a “patchwork quilt of unrelated allegations with a clear political agenda and movement against offshore.” Paradise Papers Released At approximately 2.00pm... Read more of this article

Live Updates: ICIJ Release “Paradise Papers”

Live Updates: ICIJ Release “Paradise Papers”

[Updating] The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists [ICIJ] just released reports and documents they bill the “Paradise Papers,” which they said “include nearly 7 million loan agreements, financial statements, emails, trust deeds and other paperwork over nearly 50 years from inside Appleby, a prestigious offshore law... Read more of this article

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

[Updated] Following the Leader of the Opposition’s comments in UK Parliament, Appleby said they “wish to make it clear that our firm was not the subject of a leak but of an illegal computer hack,” and also added that they are a “global organisation” and it “is not factually correct to state that Appleby has its headquarters... Read more of this article

Govt Responds To UK Labour Leader’s Statement

Govt Responds To UK Labour Leader’s Statement

The Bermuda Government said they note the statement today by Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn in UK Parliament, which the Government said was “misinformed,” noting that Appleby Global “is not Bermuda based,” and also stating that “Bermuda was recently confirmed by the French Government as a ‘whitelisted’ jurisdiction... Read more of this article

Isle Of Man Respond To VAT Allegations

Isle Of Man Respond To VAT Allegations

The Isle of Man Government has asked HM Treasury to conduct an assessment of the practice for the importation of business jets due to “allegations of abusive VAT avoidance made by media associated with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists [ICIJ].” Appleby Law Firm Confirm ‘Data Security Incident’ This follows... Read more of this article

Govt & Police On Appleby Data Allegations

Govt & Police On Appleby Data Allegations

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Government said they note “reports concerning aspects of the operations of Appleby Global, in various jurisdictions including Bermuda,” and “relevant authorities in Bermuda will review any new matters raised,” while the Bermuda Police Service confirmed they have “not received any related... Read more of this article

Telegraph Report On “Bermuda Cyber Hack”

Telegraph Report On “Bermuda Cyber Hack”

[Updated] “Some of the world’s richest people were braced for their financial details to be exposed on Tuesday night after a major offshore company admitted that its computer records had been hacked,” the UK’s Telegraph reported in a story headlined “Super-rich fear their financial details will be exposed following Bermuda... Read more of this article