Topic: Professional secrecy

PwC partners could face criminal charges in Australia over alleged privilege misuse

03 February 2021

Australian tax agency reaches $105 million settlement with Israeli banks

Israeli lender Israel Discount Bank and its subsidiary, Mercantile Discount Bank, have agreed to pay $105 million to settle claims they helped a wealthy Australian family evade income tax.

01 February 2021

Shell’s in-house lawyers not covered by privilege, court rules

Featured in In-house

A Rotterdam court has ruled that Shell’s in-house lawyers are insufficiently independent from the company and cannot claim legal privilege, in a decision connected to a Dutch investigation into alleged bribery by Shell in Nigeria.

25 October 2019

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