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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


Criminal Conviction of Attorney for Property Gives Rise to Important Lessons for Financial Institutions and Advisors
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2016

Financial institutions and advisors are often asked whether it is proper for an attorney for property to make substantial gifts of property to


Panama Paper Leak - the implications for financial compliance
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

The leak of confidential files by the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, two weeks ago has highlighted the reputational risks of engaging in


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


FBAR Reporting Requirements for Foreign Financial Accounts
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the Department of the Treasury (“FinCEN”) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (the “NPRM”) on March


FinCEN announces proposed rule to amend FBAR regulations
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

On March 1, FinCEN announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise certain provisions in the rules related to the filing of Reports of Foreign


Global Tax Enforcement in 2016: What You Need to Know
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • OECD, USA
  • January 4 2016

The investigation and prosecution of tax evasion has, in the past decade, grown from a specialized subcategory of law enforcement into a first-tier