GETTING PERSONAL: UBS Case Shows Murky Tax Advice Realm
Jerald David August Presented at the American Law Institute CLE Video Webcast Event, “Lee Sheppard on Current Tax Topics"
On Wednesday, January 23, 2008, Jerald David August presented at the American Law Institute CLE Webcast Event, “Lee Sheppard on Current Tax Topics"
Whether tax planning, compliance, litigation, or the legislative process is your forte, Lee Sheppard's insight on a variety of tax topics will strike you as provocative and practical. She will speak lawyer-to-lawyer with host, Jerald David August, a nationally recognized tax lawyer and long-standing ALI member. Mr. August, past Vice-Chair (Publications), ABA Tax Section, recently served as Editor-in-Chief of The Tax Lawyer, Vols. 58 & 59, and is also a member of the Editorial Board of The Practical Tax Lawyer.
Fink & Rule Win Dismissal of Indictment in
"Largest Criminal Tax Fraud Case in U.S. History"
Robert S. Fink and Caroline Rule obtained the dismissal of the indictment against their client, a former member of the accounting firm KPMG, in a prosecution which has been termed the "largest criminal tax fraud case in U.S. history." The indictment was dismissed against thirteen of nineteen defendants, on the ground that the prosecution violated the Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution by causing KPMG to change its former practice of reimbursing all legal fees of current and former employees.