Financial Regulatory Forum

Liechtenstein may sign other tax deals – paper

Crown Prince Alois sees further deals

Crown Prince Alois sees further deals

   ZURICH, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Liechtenstein may negotiate agreements with countries similar to the one it has with Britain, Crown Prince Alois was quoted as saying in a Swiss newspaper on Friday. (more…)

U.S. extends tax amnesty deadline to October 15

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at the company's office at the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich July 1, 2009. By Kim Dixon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. authorities will extend an amnesty program for taxpayers who have income hidden in offshore accounts by three weeks to October 15, citing pleas from tax professionals who say they could not handle the numbers of individuals rushing to take part.

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UBS warns US clients as tax amnesty deadline nears

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at the company's office at the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich July 1, 2009. By Kim Dixon
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – UBS AG has formally warned wealthy American clients that secret Swiss accounts may be revealed to U.S. tax authorities after the Wednesday expiration of an amnesty program that could give them immunity from prosecution.

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France asks banks for more foreign transfer details

PARIS, Sep 8 (Reuters) – France wants its banks to provide more details on the identity of people transferring money to tax havens and wants a new legal framework to be finalised by the end of September, the budget ministry said on Tuesday. (more…)

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