Miriam Fisher

Miriam Fisher

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Top 10 Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

While FBAR reporting rules are frequently misunderstood, US persons have several options to correct mistakes, before the government learns of the non-compliance. June 30th is the annual deadline for filing a Foreign...more

6/2/2015 - DOJ Enforcement Actions FATCA FBAR Filing Deadlines Foreign Bank Accounts IRS Reporting Requirements

Foreign Banks and Bankers Face New Risks From Swiss Bank Amnesty

The first non-prosecution agreement signals expanded US tax enforcement opportunities at home and abroad. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced the first non-prosecution agreement (NPA) with BSI, SA, (BSI)...more

4/16/2015 - Banks BSI SA DOJ FATCA FFI Foreign Banks IRS Non-Prosecution Agreements OVDP Swiss Banks Tax Evasion

Beyond Switzerland: Preparing for the Fallout from FATCA and Other Global Transparency Initiatives

You have implemented FATCA; what comes next? Will your company be the next witness in a US tax investigation? Financial institutions around the world must now prepare to respond to anticipated inquiries and investigations as...more

8/12/2014 - Banking Sector Banks Chief Compliance Officers DOJ Enforcement FACTA FATCA FFI Financial Institutions Government Investigations IRS OVDP Popular Transparency

IRS Eases Access to Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs

The changes give taxpayers who mistakenly failed to report foreign assets a simpler path back to tax compliance. On June 18, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced major modifications to the terms of its...more

6/25/2014 - FBAR Income Taxes IRS OVDP Tax Evasion

Crackdown on US Tax Evaders With Secret Offshore Accounts Leads to International Banking Reforms

Miriam Fisher, global Co-chair of the firm's Tax Controversy Practice, focuses her practice on federal tax controversy and litigation, including complex civil and criminal tax matters. Fisher spoke at the November 6, 2013...more

12/11/2013 - Bank Accounts Compliance DOJ Enforcement Actions IRS Offshore Funds Tax Evasion

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