Work Area: Tax investigations

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

PNF requests self-reports in UAE tax evasion probe

19 January 2023

German prosecutors raid Norton Rose Fulbright

18 January 2023

France secures another tax fraud settlement

The €22.4 million settlement between the PNF and medical diagnostics company Unilabs France marks the third settlement the agency agreed in 2022 related to alleged tax offences.

09 January 2023

PNF raids McKinsey Paris office, Macron party HQ

15 December 2022

London judge orders extradition of alleged cum-ex trader to Denmark

Anthony Patterson faces up to 12 years in Danish prison if found guilty in the Nordic country.

20 September 2022

Counsel Watch: Ecclestone recruits experienced legal team for UK fraud charges

In the latest counsel watch, the former CEO of Formula One has turned to one of London’s most in-demand barristers in a high-profile tax fraud case, and betting company Entain hired a boutique firm to help it settle an anti-money laundering compliance investigation.

25 August 2022

Ex-Formula One boss denies tax fraud

British businessman Bernie Ecclestone has denied trying to conceal his ownership of an offshore trust in Singapore from the UK tax agency.

22 August 2022

TP ICAP has spent £2 million so far on two German cum-ex investigations

10 August 2022

HMRC targets bigger cases using civil forfeiture toolkit

Enforcement statistics obtained by GIR show that the UK’s tax and customs agency is using its civil forfeiture powers to pursue increasingly large amounts of suspicious funds.

27 July 2022

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