September 21, 2020, GIR
“I don’t think a non-incarcery sentence is appropriate in any sense here. It can’t be that you can commit so many crimes for such a length of time then turn around and say: ‘I’m 83’,” Manhattan federal district court Judge Richard Berman said at the hearing on Monday.
July 27, 2020, GIR
Manhattan prosecutors have asked a federal judge to reject a German businessman’s arguments to avoid prison over a tax evasion scheme that was exposed by the Panama Papers data leak.
July 14, 2020, GIR
A Luxembourg court won’t allow a Swiss bank subject to a US international tax investigation to disclose a client’s bank data to US prosecutors.
July 07, 2020, GIR
The second individual to be convicted in connection with the US Panama Papers investigation has asked the court for a two-year sentence and suggested he should serve his time in home confinement owing to the risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
July 03, 2020, GIR
Lawyers for the first individual convicted in connection to the Panama Papers say their client has been unfairly linked to the worst crimes uncovered by the infamous data leak.
June 25, 2020, GIR
German prosecutors have charged a second former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer tax lawyer in connection to the cum-ex tax evasion scandal.
June 12, 2020, GIR
A German lawyer has accused the country’s Ministry of Finance of hiding the proposal in covid-19 legislation to protect the tax office from criticism about its crackdown on cum-ex trades.
May 26, 2020, GIR
A Swiss investment company founded by a US-designated Russian oligarch previously targeted in a French money laundering investigation has agreed to a €1.4 million tax evasion settlement in France.
May 14, 2020, GIR
The Dutch subsidiary of US investment bank Morgan Stanley will have to pay €39 million in unpaid taxes following a court ruling in a dividend-stripping case.
May 05, 2020, GIR
A US federal judge has ordered a former securities broker in the UK to pay $5,400 and sentenced him to three years’ probation for violating US tax law.