Topic: Tax haven

EU to consider broadening EPPO enforcement scope

25 October 2021

Bermuda bank reaches $5.6 million US settlement for aiding tax evasion

Manhattan federal prosecutors have decided not to prosecute Bermuda-based lender NT Butterfield & Son for participating in a conspiracy to evade US taxes following the bank’s “extraordinary cooperation” with its investigation.

04 August 2021

DOJ eyes new partners in fight against global corruption

As anti-corruption enforcement evolves, more foreign agencies are teaming up with US authorities. “South Africa is, really, the new Brazil,” said one leading corporate defence lawyer about the African country's anti-bribery efforts.

19 July 2021

UBS reportedly reaches €50 million tax evasion settlement in Belgium

01 July 2021

Deterring corruption through disclosure

Lincoln Caylor and Shaan Tolani, litigators at Bennet Jones in Canada, consider Canada’s proposed beneficial ownership registry and argue that while there will be significant issues to address, a registry with kinks to address is much better than no registry at all.

01 June 2021

Switzerland’s largest insurance company signs $77 million tax evasion DPA

14 May 2021

US investigates Binance cryptocurrency exchange for money laundering and tax offences

14 May 2021

Swiss court greenlights Indian access to Anil Ambani bank accounts

14 May 2021

France investigates Canadian asset management company for tax fraud

France’s financial prosecutor’s office is investigating Montreal-based Blue Bridge over allegations it allowed French customers to commit tax fraud.

11 May 2021

LuxLeaks whistleblower loses at European Court of Human Rights

A former PwC employee who helped shed light on Luxembourg’s corporate tax arrangements has lost a European Court of Human Rights appeal against his sentence for professional secrecy breaches.

11 May 2021

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