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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 allows Swiss banks with undisclosed accounts to wipe the slate clean
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • November 8 2013

United States Department of Justice issues further information on amnesty program for Swiss banks, including details on the selection of an


DOJ deal with Swiss Banks impacts U.S. taxpayers and financial firms around the world
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • Switzerland, USA
  • October 31 2013

The DOJ's Program for Swiss Banks, announced August 29, 2013, is rippling through the worldwide financial community. The Program offers Swiss banks


DOJ offshore enforcement update: Swiss bank program moves forward and former Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 21 2014

Earlier this week, Kathryn Keneally, Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Tax Division, spoke at the 2nd Annual International


U.S. and Switzerland announce deal to end tax evasion dispute
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • August 30 2013

The United States and Switzerland have announced a deal to end the long-running tax evasion dispute that has embroiled the Swiss banking industry


DOJ offshore enforcement update: in landmark case, Credit Suisse pleads guilty, agrees to pay $2.6 billion penalty; Swiss Bank Program continues to move forward
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • May 20 2014

Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty to having assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading the payment of U.S


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


Transmit - April 2014
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Brazil, China, European Union, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2014

Consultation has now closed on Ofcom’s Draft Annual Plan (discussed in the previous edition of Transmit). The final Annual Plan was due to be


Nonresident alien who was previously a U.S. resident indicted for tax crimes
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 25 2014

On March 20, 2014, a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Missouri indicted Victor Lipukhin for tax crimes that occurred from 2002-2007. What makes