Dummies’ guide to the Paradise Papers
What you need to know about the latest tax haven leak
Where did this leak come from? It was obtained by Germany’s largest daily newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung. The data includes 13.4m documents (1.4terabytes) from two offshore service providers, Appleby and Asiaciti Trust, and from the company registers of 19 tax havens. Where does the name Paradise Papers come from? From the fact that all the places involved are so-called tax havens or "tax paradises".