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Justice Department warns Swiss banks of impending deadline

  • Blank Rome LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • December 17 2013

The Justice Department has issued a press release "strongly encouraging" Swiss banks to participate in the program previously announced by the U

Voluntary disclosures lead to John DOE summonses for information about U.S. accounts at Zurcher Kantonalbank and Bank of Butterfield

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 14 2013

In a sign that the U.S. government continues to aggressively seek information on U.S. taxpayers with non-U.S. bank accounts, the government announced

New Justice Department-Swiss bank program announced

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • October 28 2013

Since 2008, the Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service have targeted the use of undisclosed offshore accounts to evade U.S. income taxes:

Beanie babies creator to plead guilty to hiding income in Swiss account

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 23 2013

Tax Analysts reports that H. Ty Warner, owner of Beanie Babies production company TY Inc., was charged yesterday with federal tax evasion for

U.S. and Swiss bank agreementan agreement worth billions

  • Wilk Auslander LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • September 3 2013

On August 29, 2013, the U.S. and Switzerland issued an historic Joint Statement regarding Swiss banks and U.S. tax evasion investigations and

Grand jury indicts Swiss lawyer and banker in tax evasion scheme

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 26 2013

A New York federal grand jury recently indicted a Swiss lawyer and bank executive for their roles in allegedly assisting US citizens with hiding

In Re: Grand Jury Subpoena, 5th Cir., No. 11-20750 (09212012)

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 15 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court's denial of the government's motion to compel production of foreign bank account records required to be kept under Treasury Department regulations by the target of a grand jury investigation (the "witness"

Laws and orders brought into force in 2012

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • November 9 2012

The Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provision) (Jersey) Regulations 2012 came into force, with the exception of Regulation 23, on 2 October 2012

On the right terms - Shah v HSBC is a timely reminder to check standard terms and conditions

  • Ogier
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  • Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2012

The recent English High Court decision in Shah v HSBC Private Bank 2012 highlights again the need for banks and trust companies to be aware when they may refuse to transfer cash or assets where there is a suspicion of money laundering

Laws and orders brought into force in 2012

  • Bedell Cristin
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  • Jersey
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  • September 7 2012

The Banking Business (General Provisions) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Order 2011 came into force on 25 January 2012. The Order amends the Banking Business (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2002 in relation to deposit taking