Topic: Tax avoidance

Denmark charges US and UK nationals in cum-ex fraud case

The Danish financial prosecutor has charged three US and three UK nationals over an alleged 1.1 billion kroner fraud connected to the sweeping cum-ex tax scandal.

13 April 2021

Court greenlights IRS subpoena against cryptocurrency company

The tax agency has won court approval to order cryptocurrency exchange operator Circle Internet Financial to identify certain customers who are subject to US tax laws.

06 April 2021

France detains former McDonald’s execs in tax fraud case

25 March 2021

Portugal investigates EDP dams sale in tax evasion case

24 March 2021

€40 billion in illicit funds hidden in Belgian accounts

17 March 2021

Israel asks Switzerland for tax data on citizens and related companies

08 March 2021

IRS says disgorgement is tax deductible when paid to victims

One defence lawyer said that while the IRS’s new disgorgement rule is a step in the right direction, it is “woefully incomplete”.

18 February 2021

French authorities question McDonald’s executives in tax fraud investigation

15 February 2021

PNF opens fewer cases amid pandemic slowdown

France’s main anti-corruption enforcer took on fewer new cases in 2020 than the year before, a dip in activity most likely caused by the coronavirus.

04 February 2021

Freshfields agrees cum-ex settlement in Germany

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has paid €10 million to end German proceedings related to the cum-ex tax fraud scandal without admitting wrongdoing.

29 January 2021

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