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Zurich's oldest bank seeks settlement with Department of Justice
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 13 2013

Bloomberg is reporting that Rahn & Bodmer Co., the Swiss private bank established by silk traders in 1750, announced that it is cooperating with a U

Transmit - April 2013
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • China, Czech Republic, European Union, Germany, Global, Hungary, United Kingdom, USA, Italy, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine
  • April 30 2013

On 20 February 2013, Ofcom announced the five winning bidders to deliver 4G services in the UK. After more than 50 rounds of bidding, Everything

Transmit - October 2013
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • China, European Union, Germany, Global, USA, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • October 30 2013

Ofcom’s first strategic review of spectrum management took place in 2005 and led to a number of major initiatives, including digital switchover, the

IRS continues pursuit of taxpayers with foreign bank accounts
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 6 2014

Approximately 100 Swiss banks have agreed to participate in the Department of Justice's Program for Non-Prosecution or Non-Target Letters for Swiss

US - Swiss voluntary disclosure program: deadlines are looming - Swiss banks need not panic, but must act swiftly and thoughtfully
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • November 21 2013

The recently announced voluntary bank disclosure program between Switzerland and the US offers worried Swiss banks the possibility of peace of mind

SDNY issues an anti-suit injunction to protect judgment creditor’s right to continue to enforce a $1 billion Swiss arbitration award confirmed by the SDNY
  • Wilk Auslander LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • June 24 2013

This decision is the latest development in the bitterly disputed enforcement case of a $932 million Swiss arbitration award confirmed by the United

Administrative assistance in tax matters focus on UBS
  • Prager Dreifuss
  • Switzerland, USA
  • July 12 2011

Based on a treaty between Switzerland and the US for the Avoidance of Double Taxation in 1996 and a further agreement reached in 2009, the IRS submitted a request for administrative assistance to the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) in August 2009

FTC serious about safe harbor framework enforcement
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • February 4 2014

Perhaps signaling increased scrutiny of Safe Harbor Framework certification, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced recently that it settled 12

U.S. and Swiss bank agreementan agreement worth billions
  • Wilk Auslander LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • 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

As Swiss banking becomes more transparent, Americans with undeclared Swiss accounts are warned
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 17 2014

In a move that was likely celebrated by United States governmental officials, Swiss banking secrecy eroded even further on Thursday, March 6, 2014