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Tax Evasion - Nowhere Left to Hide
  • K&L Gates
  • Global, Singapore, USA
  • October 27 2016

Global tax evasion remains a major problem for governments around the world. At a time when virtually all of the governments from the world’s major


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


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


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


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


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


In Wake of “Panama Papers” Disclosures, FinCEN Moves to Finalize Anti-Money-Laundering Rules Affecting Shell Companies
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 11 2016

The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") has stated that it is taking the last steps in the process to finalize


Release of “Panama Papers” May Encourage New Wave of OVDP Submissions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global, Panama, USA
  • April 8 2016

On April 3, 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) indicated that it acquired sensitive documents that belonged to


Treasury Requests Comments on Amendments to the Bank Secrecy Act Regulations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

The Department of Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking revising the Bank Secrecy Act