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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Close of landmark Swiss bank litigation marks the "beginning of a global offshore tax evasion probe"
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Switzerland, USA
  • November 18 2010

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010, after receiving more than 4,000 names of suspected tax evaders, Internal Revenue Service closed legal proceedings against UBS, a Swiss bank that the IRS alleged had assisted United States taxpayers in efforts to hide assets and income


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


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