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Panama Papers Redux May Show How Firms, Wealthy Skirt Taxes

  • Data may have come from 2016 hack of Bermuda law firm Appleby
  • Glencore, early Facebook investor among subjects of articles
Views of Panama City As Revelations of Panama Papers Data Leak Are Reviewed

Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg

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.