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DOJ Program for Swiss Banks Can Mean Trouble for U.S. Taxpayers with Undisclosed Offshore Accounts

Recently it was reported that a full one-third of Swiss banks (some 106) sought to join the Department of Justice (DOJ) program which offers a non-prosecution agreement to the banks that opt in, in exchange for information about the banks’ cross-border business for U.S.-related accounts and the...

State Net Criminal Law Update: Nearly Half of States Made Criminal Sentencing Changes in 2014

Twenty-three states enacted 51 bills last year dealing with sentencing and criminal penalties, according to the State Sentencing and Corrections Legislation database provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures and the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project. At least...