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Update: the IRS is closely watching the DOJ’s Swiss bank program; several Swiss banks enroll
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • December 18 2013

In case there was any doubt, the Justice Department program aimed at securing agreements with Swiss banks to obtain U.S. taxpayer information is an


DOJ program for Swiss banks can mean trouble for U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 31 2014

A few days ago, it was reported that a full one-third of Swiss banks (some 106) sought to join the Department of Justice (DOJ) program which offers a


Justice Department warns Swiss banks of impending deadline
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • 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


A race to disclose secret offshore accounts: new Justice Department program pits Swiss banks against their U.S. accountholders
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Switzerland, USA
  • December 11 2013

The Department of Justice has announced another program designed to identify United States taxpayers who have unreported foreign bank accounts


106 Swiss banks enroll in DOJ program; the clock is ticking for taxpayer amnesty on undeclared Swiss bank accounts
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 27 2014

We have reported on the Justice Department's program offered to Swiss banks and targeted to identifying U.S. taxpayers that have not disclosed


Offshore tax evasion update: program for Swiss banks advances; Credit Suisse deal in the works?
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 23 2014

The latest edition of the publication Practical European Tax Strategies includes an article that Stephanie Chomentowski and I drafted on the subject


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:


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


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


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