A year after the Panama Papers, a new set of data taken from another offshore law firm could expose the hidden wealth of individuals and show how corporations, hedge funds and others may have skirted taxes.
The revelations are to be published beginning Sunday, just as U.S. lawmakers are poised to debate a tax reform plan that calls for slashing the corporate rate. It also comes at a delicate time in the U.K., where Theresa May’s government is engulfed in a sexual harassment scandal and consumed by Brexit negotiations.
The news comes out of an investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which was provided data collected in an alleged hack in 2016 of Appleby Global Group Services Ltd., a Bermuda firm providing legal services for hedge fund managers and corporations. Reporters working with the