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Switzerland is no longer a banking haven for depositing U.S. taxpayers’ money
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • February 20 2013

On February 14, 2013, the U.S. Treasury signed a bilateral Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Switzerland to facilitate the implementation of


U.S. Department of Justice announces new program to encourage Swiss banks to cooperate with tax evasion investigations
  • Mishcon de Reya LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 25 2013

On August 29, the DOJ announced a new program designed to encourage Swiss banks to cooperate with its ongoing tax evasion investigations. At the same


The DOJ ratchets up its crackdown on Swiss bank accounts
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 25 2013

In my last post, I discussed the possibility that Bitcoins and other virtual currencies could replace Swiss bank accounts as the tax havens of the


US DOJ and Swiss government announce new voluntary disclosure program for Swiss banks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • October 4 2013

In recent years, the US Department of Justice has been aggressively investigating the use of bank accounts outside the US to evade tax. While


New Justice Department-Swiss bank program announced
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • Switzerland, USA
  • 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:


ALJ Bullock rules on motions relating to collecting evidence in Switzerland in Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets (337-TA-855)
  • Oblon
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 20 2013

On March 18, 2013, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order Nos. 81 (public) and 82 (public version not yet available) in Certain Sintered Rare


International Regulatory Update 11 - 15 November 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, India, Ireland, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, USA
  • November 19 2013

The EU Council Presidency has published a report setting out the state of play and key open issues in the negotiations on the proposed regulation


U.S. intensifies efforts to identify non-compliant taxpayers
  • Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 10 2013

The United States government continues its aggressive pursuit of taxpayers with unreported offshore income and assets as well as the institutions


Update on FATCA implementation in Switzerland no need to register for Swiss investment advisers and assets managers?
  • FRORIEP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 18, 2010, the U.S. Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (known as the Hire Act) amended sections 1471 through 1474 of the U.S


DOJ releases statement on U.S. Swiss tax evasion investigations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 10 2013

In an effort to increase cooperation from Swiss banks with its tax evasion investigations, the U.S. Department of Justice, along with the Swiss