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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


FATCA implementation in Switzerland a general overview
  • FRORIEP Legal
  • Switzerland, USA
  • April 30 2013

On 18 March 2010, the U.S. Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (known as the Hire Act) amended the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1986


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


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


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


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


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


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