Work Area: Tax investigations

Swiss court upholds ex-UBS banker’s data theft conviction

13 May 2022

Germany increases scrutiny on foreign banks with suspected ties to cum-ex trades

German prosecutors have recently searched Barclays, Merrill Lynch and auditor EY as part of the country’s investigation into the multi-billion-euro cum-ex scandal.

01 April 2022

EPPO has opened 576 investigations since launch

24 March 2022

Tax lawyer extradited to Germany to face cum-ex charges

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Swiss authorities have delivered a veteran tax adviser to Germany after Switzerland’s highest court rejected his final appeal against the extradition proceedings.

24 February 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

German bankers warned to expect convictions for alleged roles in cum-ex scandal

17 February 2022

Danish tax authority fights to resurrect UK cum-ex lawsuit

The tax authority warned that upholding the High Court’s dismissal of the cum-ex lawsuit would make it almost impossible for overseas authorities to bring fraud claims in the UK.

25 January 2022

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

24 January 2022

EPPO launches probe into companies suspected of tax fraud

14 January 2022

UBS to challenge €1.8 billion French tax penalty

UBS will fight a French appeals court’s decision to uphold the Swiss bank’s conviction for helping French citizens evade tax.

21 December 2021

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