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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

Three Swiss banks agree to pay $8.4 million in penalties
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • July 30 2015

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that PKB Privatbank AG, Falcon Private Bank AG, and Credito Privato Commerciale in liquidazione SA

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

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

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

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, China, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

Another catch-22 for Swiss accountholders
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 12 2012

In recent months, at least one Swiss bank has sent letters notifying its U.S. customers that the Internal Revenue Service has submitted a request to the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) seeking account records pursuant to a 1996 Convention between the United States and Switzerland