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The Paradox Papers – What Does The Pandora Papers Dump Really Mean For Anti-Money Laundering?

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  Ron Pol – When the solutions to Panama, Paradise, and Pandora papers prevent better anti-crime outcomes.   The latest round of coordinated outrage from a carefully manicured document leak – dubbed the Pandora Papers – provoked the usual storm of readymade “solutions” this week to “fix” the anti-money laundering system. But when perceptions (no …

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Art Gallery Owner’s Tax Returns “More Impressionism than Realism”

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Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that Manhattan art gallery owner MARY BOONE was sentenced to 30 months in prison for filing false tax returns as part of a multi-year tax fraud scheme that cost the U.S. Treasury over $3 million.  BOONE previously pled guilty …

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The Shape of Water: Tax Disputes in the Age of Intangible Value

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Baker & McKenzie – With tax disputes rising exponentially across the globe, the risk to multinational corporations is greater than ever. New research from Baker McKenzie reveals that among the Fortune 500, as much as USD 75.3 billion is currently under dispute – a figure so large it threatens to wipe out more than half …

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10 Themes for 2018

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Skadden Arps –  Tax reform, shifting international dynamics, Trump administration goals and a potentially strong market for transactions all seem likely to impact business activity in 2018. Below are 10 areas to explore in our 10th annual Insights publication. 1. Tax Reform Takes Center Stage The most comprehensive tax reform in the United States since 1986 made …

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Did The Paradise Papers And Panama Papers Play A Role In The GOP Tax Plan?

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Ifrah PLLC –  Congress is poised to deliver on tax reform this year. As part of the package, both houses are seeking to encourage the repatriation of trillions of dollars that corporations and wealthy individuals have been stockpiling offshore. For decades, corporations and wealthy individuals have been able to avoid taxes legally by transferring assets …

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Lawyer’s proposal to reform company tax a winner

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  A young lawyer was named co-winner of a competition run by the Tax Policy Scholarship Charitable Trust (TPSCT) after outlining fundamental reform of how companies and their shareholders are taxed. Treasury’s Matt Woolley impressed judges with his proposal and joined fellow winner, Talia Smart from Inland Revenue (IRD), in receiving $7000. He was one …

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What Does the Manafort Indictment Mean For the US Taxpayer?

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On October 30, 2017 Paul Manafort, the former campaign chair for president Donald Trump was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in the District of Columbia. The charges arise from Manafort’s unregistered consulting and lobbying efforts on behalf of the former president of the Ukraine. The charges that are in the common interest to all …

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