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Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Update
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) currently offers non-compliant US taxpayers several different relief programs in which to report foreign assets


Estate Tax Changes Past, Present and Future - July 2016
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

This outline is a selective and evolving review of the history of the modern federal estate tax. It originated during the attempts to repeal the


Singapore’s Banking Secrets - Not So Secret Anymore
  • K&L Gates
  • Singapore, USA
  • July 4 2016

Since 2008, the U.S. Government has largely focused its enforcement actions against Swiss banks that may have assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading


Graegin Loans for Estates
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • USA
  • June 27 2016

A Graegin loan is an option for estates that do not have sufficient liquid assets to pay estate taxes andor administration expenses. This type of


Implied Right of Action Against Trustees Under the TIA
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In two recent cases arising out of the RMBS meltdown of the preceding decade, BlackRock Core Bond Portfolio v. U.S. Bank National Association (S.D.N


Duties of a Trustee Prior to Default: A Tale of a Lapsed UCC Filing
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

A typical bond indenture provides that prior to the incurrence of an event of default, a trustee's obligations are limited to those specifically set


Trade Alert - April 2016, Issue 28 - Ukraine
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Iceland, Ukraine, USA
  • April 28 2016

Ukraine is seeking to strengthen its ties with the EU, its largest trading partner. Ukraine’s main exports to the EU are raw materials, including iron


DOJ Tax Division Today: Interview With Acting Assistant Attorney General
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 23 2016

On Aug. 29, 2013, the Department of Justice announced the Program for Non-Prosecution Agreements or Non-Target Letters for Swiss Banks. Between March


IRSDOJ Summons Seeks to Break Singapore Bank Secrecy on Non-Resident's Account
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

In late February 2016, the Justice Department filed an action in federal court to compel UBS's branch in Miami to produce bank records of a Singapore


IRS and DOJ Use a New Method to Defeat Taxpayers’ Fifth Amendment Argument Against Turning Over Foreign Account Records
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

At virtually every turn, courts have ruled against taxpayers who have asserted their Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination to avoid