1,000 Japan firms, people named in "Pandora Papers" on tax havens

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More than 1,000 Japanese companies and individuals including SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son are listed in leaked documents on tax havens dubbed the "Pandora Papers," at a time when managing wealth through offshore tax shelters has drawn criticism worldwide. The names found in materials obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists also include Takeo Hirata, a former head of the Cabinet Secretariat section that was in charge of promoting the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The documents, dubbed the Pandora Papers by the Washington-based ICIJ, are lea...

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