A French court on Friday ordered Le Monde newspaper to pay damages to US film star John Malkovich over a story falsely claiming he had a hidden Swiss bank account.
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French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday.
Eduardo Cunha faces possible arrest after losing his congressional immunity for lying about secret Swiss bank accounts.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Monday to strip former speaker Eduardo Cunha of his seat and ban him from politics for eight years for lying about bank accounts he held in Switzerland.
Lacy Doyle allegedly opened a Swiss bank account to steer a majority of the $4 million she inherited from her father.
By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland said it plans to give information to U.S. tax authorities about accounts at HSBC Holdings Plc's Swiss private bank, as part of a U.S. investigation into tax evasion. HSBC's Swiss unit has...Show More Summary
In the light of the brewing war between Apple and the FBI, President Barack Obama cautioned in his keynote at SXSW that no one should take an absolutist position on the debate between privacy and public safety. His key argument centered...Show More Summary
Two Cayman Island financial institutions have plead guilty to tax evasion, following the path of Swiss banks as the U.S. continues its aggressive worldwide tax enforcement.
The Swiss bank is cutting the level of annual bonuses it defers. After the 2008 crisis, regulators delayed variable compensation to improve accountability, leaving lenders with higher fixed costs and grumpy staff. Trouble is, ditching deferrals entirely doesn’t look practical.
A major tax evasion scandal might be unfolding in Switzerland after French tax authorities discovered over 38,000 secret accounts held by French citizens in the Swiss bank UBS, according to an exclusive report by Le Point magazine.
Swiss officials hand over to US authorities documents relating to bank accounts allegedly used for bribery in the Fifa corruption scandal.
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Millions of Swiss francs in bank accounts belonging to world soccer's governing body Fifa have been frozen, the Swiss justice ministry says.
The man who exposed some of the darkest secrets of the Swiss banking world would spend five years behind bars if he ever returns. The post The Snowden Of Swiss Bank Accounts Is Sentenced To Prison While White Collar Criminals Go Free appeared first on ThinkProgress.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian Congressional ethics committee will investigate Swiss bank accounts allegedly held by Eduardo Cunha, speaker of the lower house, the lawmaker charged with reviewing the case said on Monday.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian Congressional ethics committee on Thursday picked a first-term legislator to lead an investigation into secret Swiss bank accounts allegedly held by Eduardo Cunha, the speaker of the lower house.
Undisclosed offshore accounts are in the cross hairs again, and IRS penalties are up as more Swiss banks pay for non-prosecution deals with the U.S.
One of the top priorities for the IRS and Department of Justice has been the focus on offshore financial accounts held by U.S. taxpayers, and used to avoid or defeat the assessment of tax. Underscoring the need for an increased focus on offshore tax enforcement is a 2008 U.S. Senate report showing that the use […]
Offshore accounts at Swiss and other banks are on the endangered species list, and the best protection is full disclosure. Even at a 50% penalty, it is better than the alternative, which could involve prosecution.