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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


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


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


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


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


FATCA implementation in Switzerland a general overview
  • FRORIEP
  • 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


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 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


U.S. intensifies efforts to identify non-compliant taxpayers
  • Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • September 10 2013

The United States government continues its aggressive pursuit of taxpayers with unreported offshore income and assets as well as the institutions


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