The Koontz Decision: Limits Conditions a Government can Impose on Developers
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
Often taxpayers who have not filed Reports of Foreign Bank or Financial Accounts (FBAR’s) will claim that they do not have records of their offshore accounts, because the accounts are maintained by third parties. In many...more
The Eleventh Circuit recently joined the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in holding that subpoenaed foreign financial records properly fall within the Required Records Exception to the Fifth Amendment privilege against...more
On February 7, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia holding that the Required Records Exception overrides a...more
A Petition to the U.S.Supreme Court may result in the Court deciding whether a taxpayer who has a previously unreported foreign financial account must produce records of the account in a criminal proceeding in spite of the...more