On Tuesday, January 22, 2013, Jerald David August presented at the American Law Institute CLE Webcast Event, "Offshore & International Tax Evasion: Lawyers as Gatekeepers"
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Estate planners, tax and business lawyers have been made part of a global effort to stop the growth of international tax evasion. As gatekeepers, lawyers are now part of a dramatic worldwide response towards enhanced enforcement by the U.S. and other nations. In response to the UBS and similar scandals, the IRS, with the Dept. of Justice and Treasury, has stepped up its review of FBAR reports under the Bank Secrecy Act for all U.S. citizens, residents and domestic entities, including trusts and estates, concerning interests held or authorization to act with respect to foreign bank accounts or financial interests.