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Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion: Forgotten, but Not Gone

Posted in criminal law, Tax, tax evasion, White collar
The new offences introduced by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the Act), although widely publicised in the months leading up to its commencement, have received little attention since from commentators and, seemingly, the enforcement authorities. The two new offences govern U.K. and non-U.K. tax and are targeted at criminalising a corporate entity or partnership’s (broadly,… Continue Reading

Private Equity: Cross-border acquisition structures in the line of fire?

Posted in Private Equity, Tax
Written by Graham Iversen. Proposed changes to international tax rules could have a major impact on private equity structures In a discussion document published on 21 November 2014, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD) has acknowledged an issue which has been causing increasing concern in the international private equity community. As many readers… Continue Reading