Topic: Tax avoidance

HMRC investigating nine cases of failure to prevent tax evasion

The UK’s tax agency has opened nine investigations into businesses suspected of failing to prevent tax evasion and is considering opening up to 26 more.

27 January 2023

German authorities raid Deutsche Bank again in cum-ex investigation

19 October 2022

FT: Deutsche Bank broke its own tax fraud rules during cum-ex scandal

01 August 2022

CPS charges Bernie Ecclestone with fraud over undeclared overseas assets

11 July 2022

‘Millions’ missing in DRC state miner’s repayments to treasury

06 June 2022

UK proposes laws to strengthen economic crime enforcement

The raft of proposed legislative changes includes giving the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) greater teeth by introducing strict liability for sanctions offences.

01 March 2022

Credit Suisse leak reveals alleged failures to stamp out high-risk clients

A major data leak from Credit Suisse has exposed the bank as safe haven for clients involved in corruption, bribery, money laundering and other serious crimes, according to an investigation by media outlets across the globe.

21 February 2022

IRS looks to recruit 200 new lawyers to work on tax abuse matters

24 January 2022

SEB faces huge German tax fraud claim

Swedish bank SEB has vowed to fight German authorities’ attempts to force it to pay €1 billion following an investigation into whether it engaged in a large tax fraud scheme.

15 December 2021

US tax agency shifts enforcement focus

IRS investigators are spending more time looking into non-tax crimes such as corruption, fraud and money laundering.

19 November 2021

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