Germany Inside Europe: Rooting out the corruption exposed in the Panama papers



The Panama Papers revealed the hidden offshore assets of around 140 of the world’s elite. In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel called for greater transparency. The Berlin-based anti-corruption NGO Transparency International is campaigning for governments around the world to cooperate in setting up a global public registry of company ownership. Mike Mühlberger went to meet them to find out more.
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