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Actor John Malkovich successfully sues Le Monde newspaper

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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France asks Swiss for 45,000 UBS accounts in tax fraud case

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.

Brazil Congress expels ex-speaker Eduardo Cunha

Eduardo Cunha faces possible arrest after losing his congressional immunity for lying about secret Swiss bank accounts.

Brazil lower house expels ex-speaker for Swiss accounts lie

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.

Art consultant used Swiss bank to avoid paying millions in taxes

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Lacy Doyle allegedly opened a Swiss bank account to steer a majority of the $4 million she inherited from her father.

Swiss to pass information on HSBC accounts to U.S. tax agency

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

OBAMA: If government can't access phones 'everybody is walking around with a Swiss Bank account in their pocket'

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

Cayman Companies Plead Guilty To U.S. Tax Evasion, Handing Over American Accounts

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.

Credit Suisse chips away at bonus deferral fetish

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.

Over 38,000 Secret French Accounts Worth €12Bln Found in Swiss UBS Bank

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 hand Fifa case documents to US

10 months agoSports / Football : BBC - Football

Swiss officials hand over to US authorities documents relating to bank accounts allegedly used for bribery in the Fifa corruption scandal.

The Number Of Young Adults Living With Their Parents Has Never Been Higher (But It Could Be Worse)

Back in 2012, the bullish thesis for US housing (the one everyone was hoping for, instead of the fake housing "recovery" driven by the parking of dirty foreign oligarch money in NYC triplexes aka the new Swiss bank account, the private...Show More Summary

Fifa millions frozen by Switzerland

10 months agoSports / Football : BBC - Football

Millions of Swiss francs in bank accounts belonging to world soccer's governing body Fifa have been frozen, the Swiss justice ministry says.

The Snowden Of Swiss Bank Accounts Is Sentenced To Prison While White Collar Criminals Go Free

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.

Ethics panel to investigate Brazil speaker's alleged Swiss accounts

11 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

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.

Brazil speaker faces ethics hearings over Swiss bank accounts

12 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

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.

IRS Offshore Account Penalties Go Up, More Banks Sign U.S. Disclosure Deal

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.

More Swiss Banks Enter Into Non-Prosecution Agreements While Offshore Penalties Soar

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 […]

IRS Offshore Account Penalties Increase, Hunt Continues

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.

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