Tag Archives: tax evasion


U.S. Confirms Criminal Cases Against UBS Clients

New York Times – The United States is building criminal cases against more than 150 American clients of UBS as part of a crackdown on tax evasion now made easier by a deal over access to secret account information. U.S. […]

Hedge Fund Indictment Says Cravath, Bryan Cave Were Duped

Law.com – Federal prosecutors Thursday unsealed an indictment charging the chief executive of what used to be one of the world’s largest investment funds with constructing elaborate tax shelters for some of his wealthiest clients. The executive, Jeffrey Greenstein, the […]

Seattle investment firm Quellos Group expected to be indicted in tax-evasion case Thursday

Seattle Times – Federal prosecutors are expected to unseal indictments Thursday in a massive tax-evasion investigation involving the Seattle investment firm Quellos Group, accusing its officers of operating offshore tax shelters used to hide hundreds of millions of dollars from […]

Bills by Baucus and Levin Could Mean Tighter Leash for Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has introduced a new bill aimed at halting offshore tax evasion by U.S. companies.     The new bill is in response to Senator Levin’s “Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act,” which […]

With Trial Looming, Fate of UBS Looks Grim

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UBS may have until July 13 to “vigorously contest” the demands of the Internal Revenue Service to disclose the names associated with 52,000 offshore bank accounts, but the vice that the troubled Swiss bank is finding […]

UBS, Stanford Propel Offshore Crackdown

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A federal judge has set a July 13 hearing for UBS, in which they may be forced to disclose names associated with 52,000 secret Swiss bank accounts holding more than $14.8 billion in assets.  UBS continues […]

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