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Panama moves to boost transparency amid documents leak

Panama's government is creating an international committee of experts to recommend ways to boost transparency in the Central American country's offshore financial industry.

President Juan Carlos Varela is trying to shore up confidence in his nation's financial sector after the leaking of 11.5 million documents from a prominent Panama-based law firm which helped create shell companies for the world's rich and famous.

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Corbyn: 'PM ought to tell us exactly what's been going on'

Jeremy Corbyn has said it is in the Prime Minister's "own interests" to disclose details of his family's arrangements with offshore tax havens.

Mr Corbyn has challenged Downing Street's claim that the business affairs of Mr Cameron's late father Ian, which were disclosed in the Panama leak, were a private matter.

The Labour leader said: "I think the Prime Minister, in his own interests, ought to tell us exactly what's been going on."

Mr Corbyn said he wanted an investigation conducted by HM Revenue and Customs "about the amount of money of all people that have invested in these shell companies or put money into tax havens and to calculate what tax they should have paid over the years".

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