December 2014

Harnessing The Power of Fear in Public Speaking – Tips & Tricks For An Unforgettable Presentation
Listen Have you ever gone to a technical talk or presentation excited about the topic, only to be frustrated by the speaker’s technical jargon and stiff delivery? If you’re a tax professional, you’ve likely been to more of these presentations than you care to remember (perhaps even reluctantly if you had perilously waited until the …
Lessons Learned From The Recent Conviction of Swiss Banking Giant Credit Suisse
Listen When European financial giant Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty to assisting U.S. taxpayers evade federal income tax, there was a great deal of swagger at the Justice Department. Former Attorney General Eric Holder, in classic Clint Eastwood style, boldly proclaimed that “no financial institution. . .is above the law,” and that any other bank …
Potential ‘Treasure Trove’ of Information Pertaining To Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Released
Listen Perhaps the advertising agency that developed the slogan, “If it’s Goya, it has to be good” got it wrong. Maybe what they really meant to say was, “If it’s FOIA, it has to be good.” To find out why, read on … Denis Brager, an esteemed tax attorney, has received more than 6,500 pages …