Topic: Tax avoidance

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

Denmark charges UK nationals in $1.6 billion cum-ex fraud case

Denmark’s financial prosecutor’s office has formally charged two UK traders in a massive fraud case concerning unlawful refunds of dividend tax.

07 January 2021

Former Spanish king pays outstanding taxes and fines

10 December 2020

German court greenlights cum-ex trial against bankers and Freshfields lawyers

09 December 2020

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