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Long Arm of the Law

The risk to U.S. practitioners of prosecution for facilitating foreign tax offenses.

Recent years have seen an increase in U.S. enforcement actions against tax advisors, bankers and other “enablers” for assisting clients and customers in evading taxes, including non-U.S. advisors whose activities were largely offshore. Most U.S. enforcement actions have focused on federal tax compliance.  However, there’s growing concern among practitioners that the U.S. government may take a closer look at the potential role of U.S. tax and estate-planning lawyers who

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