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Judge Batts: Investors in Madoff Feeder Fund Lack Standing to Sue Fund Managers and Auditors
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

In an opinion yesterday, Judge Batts dismissed claims by investors in a Madoff feeder fund against the fund’s managers and auditors because, under


Greenfield': Act of Production Doctrine Is Alive and Well
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • USA
  • September 15 2016

In their ongoing pursuit of taxpayers who use undisclosed offshore accounts to conceal assets and evade taxation, the Internal Revenue Service and the


New York DFS Issues $180M BSAAML Penalty
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • Panama, USA
  • September 15 2016

New York's banking regulator cracked down on enforcement of the state's anti-money laundering (AML) law, issuing a $180 million penalty against Mega


US Government Issues Guidance to Reassure US Banks Involved in Foreign Correspondent Relationships
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

The U.S. Department of the Treasury, together with other U.S. government agencies responsible for enforcing anti-money Laundering (AML) and economic


The DOJ’s Swiss Bank Program - Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Switzerland, USA
  • August 18 2016

Earlier this year, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into its 80th, and final, non-prosecution agreement with a Swiss bank as part of its


Singapore and United States Affirm Efforts to Strengthen Sharing of Tax Information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, OECD, Singapore
  • August 15 2016

A joint statement issued by the United States and Singapore suggests that US authorities are seeking to accelerate off-shore tax enforcement aimed at


Panama Papers Should Prompt Compliance Review
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

The “Panama Papers” are back in the news with confirmation last week that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation of individuals


Panama Papers and US initiatives to identify entity beneficial owners
  • Kozusko Harris Duncan
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

In early April 2016 files leaked from a large Panama-based law firm (known as the 'Panama Papers') brought to the attention of many the ways in which


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


Wealth Management Update - July 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

The July 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 1.8, which has remained constant since March