Work Area: Tax investigations

German tax lawyer gets eight more years in prison over cum-ex scandal

31 May 2023

Former Merrill Lynch exec cooperating with German cum-ex investigation: Bloomberg

03 May 2023

French court fines Swiss bank €5.8 million for tax offences

A court in Paris has fined Swiss private lender Reyl & Cie €5.8 million and handed its CEO, François Reyl, a €500,000 penalty and a suspended prison sentence after the bank pleaded guilty to facilitating tax evasion.

24 April 2023

Credit Suisse helped wealthy Americans evade taxes, Senate committee says

The Swiss bank violated the terms of a 2014 plea deal with the DOJ by concealing hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore accounts belonging to extraordinarily wealthy US nationals.

30 March 2023

BNP Paribas, HSBC among banks searched by PNF in tax fraud case

French prosecutors have raided the offices of five financial institutions in Paris in connection with a tax evasion investigation linked to a controversial dividend trading strategy.

29 March 2023

Austrac signs MOUs with HMRC, FCA

20 February 2023

Counsel Watch: GFG Alliance hires well-known firm for SFO investigation

In the latest counsel watch, Sanjeev Gupta’s embattled metals group has hired a top London lawyer to handle an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and Bernie Ecclestone has bulked up his legal team for an upcoming tax fraud trial.

09 February 2023

Ukraine freezes mining company’s bank accounts

A Ukrainian court has frozen the bank accounts of a local subsidiary of Swiss-headquartered iron ore producer Ferrexpo at the request of Ukraine’s Office of the Prosecutor General.

07 February 2023

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

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