Jay Nanavati participated in the panel titled "Technology in Tax Enforcement" at the 43rd Annual Tax Law Conference
Attendees learned about the role of “big data” in the IRS’s and DOJ’s efforts to efficiently analyze the vast amounts of data that it receives from FATCA, the former Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, the current Voluntary Disclosure Practice, the Swiss Bank Program, and Suspicious Activity Reports.
Jay R. Nanavati participated in the panel titled "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance And Risk Mitigation (Part II)" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board
Governments across the world are conducting cross-border investigations and cooperating with each other to identify and prosecute tax evasion and other economic crimes that drain government coffers. The targets of these cross-border investigations include not only the taxpayers themselves, but also the domestic and foreign financial institutions and other entities and individuals who are believed to have facilitated the taxpayers’ conduct.
Jay R. Nanavati participated in a panel titled "The Role Of Legal Privileges In Sensitive IRS Examinations" at the Virginia Society of CPAs
Mr. Nanavati shared his extensive knowledge with those in attendance.
By Nathan J. Richman
The government’s brief in a Supreme Court case concerning the elements of tax obstruction charges under the omnibus clause of section 7212(a) does not defend the broad interpretation of the charge attacked by the petitioner and the amici, instead applying a different specific intent requirement than they advocate.
Jay R. Nanavati and Caroline D. Ciraolo presented "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance & Risk Mitigation" to members of the Bahamas Financial Services Board and Association of International Banks & Trust Companies in Nassau, Bahamas
On November 29, 2017, Jay R. Nanavati and Caroline D. Ciraolo presented "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance & Risk Mitigation" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board in Nassau, Bahamas.
With their colleague, Rich Kando, a Managing Director with Alix Partners LLP, Mr. Nanavati and Ms. Ciraolo shared their extensive knowledge on the subject with those in attendance. More than 150 financial and other service professionals attended the conference to discuss important topics related to the current global landscape with respect to tax enforcement, trends in the international exchange of information and transparency of beneficial ownership, due diligence and compliance requirements imposed on gatekeepers, and the need for current anti-tax evasion compliance programs, risk assessments, training, and monitoring under the U.K. Criminal Finance Act.
By: Sara Gilgore
New York City-based Kostelanetz & Fink LLP has launched a Washington practice.
The law firm opened in D.C. — its first office outside of Manhattan in 60 years of operation — at 601 New Jersey Ave. NW. It will serve as an extension of the firm’s government-oriented tax, regulatory and white-collar criminal work, said Bryan Skarlatos, its managing partner, in a statement.