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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
  • OECD, Singapore, USA
  • 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 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

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

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

Analogic Corp. and Danish Subsidiary BK Medical Settle FCPA Charges with the SEC and DOJ
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

On June 21, the SEC and DOJ announced a nearly $15 million settlement with Massachusetts-based imaging company Analogic Corp. and its wholly-owned

The Panama Papers: Implications for American Taxpayers with Offshore Assets - Part I
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • June 11 2016

The Panama Papers are shining light on the potential abuses of offshore companies, providing important details on how overseas shell corporations are

Beyond Switzerland: Managing Tax-Related Risks to Global Institutions Arising Out of US Person Accounts
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA, Switzerland
  • May 11 2016

For nearly a decade, the Tax Division of the US Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") have been focused on

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for April 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Canada, China, Global, Macau, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2016

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international