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Lawyers Warned Not to Help Break Law in Wake of Tax Scandals

  • Transfers of illicit funds are raising questions, report says
  • Panama Papers ‘shone a spotlight’ on lawyers’ role, OECD says
Police cars is seen outside the Mossack-Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016. 

Police cars is seen outside the Mossack-Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016. 

Photographer: Ed Grimaldo/AFP via Getty Images

It may sound obvious, but the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said lawyers may need some basic advice in the wake of tax scandals triggered by the Panama Papers.

Don’t help your clients break the law.