The UBS Birkenfeld Whistleblower Case

by Sheryl Phipps * Birkenfeld Case On September 11, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) paid former Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) banker Bradley Birkenfeld $104 million in awards for assisting them in collecting more than $5 billion in unpaid taxes. Birkenfeld received the funds pursuant to...

The UBS Birkenfeld Whistleblower Case

by Sheryl Phipps * Birkenfeld Case On September 11, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) paid former Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) banker Bradley Birkenfeld $104 million in awards for assisting them in collecting more than $5 billion in unpaid taxes. Birkenfeld received the funds pursuant...