Leaked emails and other documents amounting to 200 gigabytes of data have exposed the extent of the global offshore economy, with U.K. companies leading the charge. The information has been revealed following an investigation by ICIJ, a Washington-based journalists’ group.
Arthur Cockfield, a law professor at Queen’s University in Canada, told CBC: “I’ve never seen anything like this. This secret world has finally been revealed.”
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