Work Area: Tax investigations

Former banker loses bid to increase Credit Suisse’s $2.6 billion tax penalty

A US federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Credit Suisse that alleged the bank misled prosecutors to secure a smaller penalty in a tax fraud settlement with the DOJ.

20 December 2021

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

PwC’s German offices raided in tax probe

German authorities have searched PwC’s offices as part of an investigation into suspected tax evasion.

01 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

The GIR 100 2021: now live

The GIR 100 2021, the guide to the best law firms and consultancies to turn to in the lifecycle of an international investigation, is now online.

10 November 2021

Credit Suisse’s compliance with US tax evasion plea deal under scrutiny

The US Justice Department has said it is conducting “ongoing law enforcement activities” into Credit Suisse’s compliance with a $2.6 billion foreign tax evasion settlement from 2014.

08 November 2021

Ecuador investigates president over tax fraud allegations

22 October 2021

New FCA cum-ex cases dry up

The FCA appears to have closed four investigations linked to the cum-ex scandal in the past six months.

12 October 2021

DOJ charges Swiss financial services firm over alleged tax evasion scheme

29 September 2021

Counsel Watch: French firm guides JPMorgan to multi-million tax settlement and defendants lawyer up in SFO bribery trial

A co-founder of French firm Kiehman & Marembert has helped US investment bank JPMorgan reach a €25 million tax fraud settlement with French prosecutors following a six-year-long investigation.

07 September 2021

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