Panama Papers Firm Shutters 3 Offshore Tax Haven Offices

Law360, New York (May 31, 2016, 4:45 PM EDT) -- Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm exposed in a massive document leak as a major player in the creation of shell companies for wealthy individuals, has announced plans to close three of its branch offices in European tax havens.

The firm on Friday said that it will consolidate its branch and service office network following the Panama Papers leak in April, which revealed how Mossack Fonseca helped clients, including world leaders such as Argentine President Mauricio Macri and associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, to establish anonymous shell companies.

Mossack Fonseca will shutter offices in two of the U.K.'s Crown dependencies:...

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