Read more about New Countries Seek HSBC Data and Undeclared Cash
With the release of a treasure trove of data about how HSBC helped clients shield income from tax collectors, more nations are asking France for the data, while other countries face growing demands from critics to do more in the hunt for lost tax revenue.
Read more about Prying Eyes? Sovereign Has You Covered
Got a few million bucks you want to protect from the tax man, a nosey spouse or a greedy business acquaintance? Sovereign Management & Legal Ltd. says it has the answers.
Read more about Files Open New Window on $182-Million Halliburton Bribery Scandal in Nigeria
New revelations about a British lawyer who facilitated bribes through secret Swiss HSBC accounts in his name and names of family members may place the Nigerian government under pressure.
Read more about Bank’s Services for Arms Dealers in Conflict with Its Own Policy
One weapons dealer, Katex Mines, helped fuel the Liberian rebel uprising using child soldiers that left hundreds of civilians dead and 2,000 injured.
Read more about Diamond Dealers in Deep Trouble as Bank Documents Shine Light on Secret Ways
Belgium, the center of the world's diamond trade, has charged HSBC’s Swiss Private Bank with fraud. And it's not just Belgium – many dealers are under investigation around the globe.
Read more about New Law, New Loophole, New Business for Giant Global Bank HSBC
HSBC client notes reveal how the bank sold ways to shield wealth from tax authorities – and set off investigations the world over of both the bank and clients.
Read more about From a UK MP to Secret German Tax Investigations: Swiss Leaks Video Reports
Along with dozens of print and online media partners, a number of broadcast journalists produced video packages that reached millions of viewers all around the world. Here are some highlights.
Read more about 60 Minutes: Stolen Data Shakes Swiss Banking to its Core
The largest and most damaging Swiss bank heist in history doesn't involve stolen money but stolen computer files with more than 100,000 names tied to Swiss bank accounts at HSBC, the second largest commercial bank in the world.
Read more about Layers of Privacy on Swiss Bank Accounts
The files behind the Swiss Leaks project reveal a number of ways HSBC could help build layers of privacy around a client's wealth. Explore how accounts could be set up, from open and transparent through to obfuscated behind multiple privacy features.
Read more about 100,000 Clients, $100 Billion: The Swiss Leaks Data
From HSBC whistleblower Hervé Falciani to the French authorities to Le Monde and ICIJ, find out more about the dataset behind the Swiss Leaks project.
Read more about 'Standards Were Significantly Lower Than Today:' HSBC's Response
When ICIJ and its media partners contacted the bank for comment, HSBC initially insisted that ICIJ destroy the data. Late last month, they gave a final response that was more conciliatory. Read it in full here.
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