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The U.K.’s Criminal Finances Act 2017

The U.K. Criminal Finances Act (“CFA”) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. The CFA contains two new criminal offences aimed at corporates – the failure to prevent the facilitation of U.K. tax evasion, and the failure to prevent the facilitation of foreign tax evasion – it is expected that these provisions will become effective later this year.
Business Intelligence

An A&M Perspective: Trade-Based Money Laundering

Each year, hundreds of billions of illicit dollars are laundered through various Trade Based Money Laundering (TBML) schemes which has led to increased regulation and lost revenue.
Business Intelligence

Tainted Love: Recent Tax Ruling Affects M&A Negotiations

When it comes to acquisitions and tax, there is nothing buyers love more than a good step-up. Check that — a great step-up. A step-up in the tax basis of the acquired assets allows the buyer to amortize the resulting identifiable intangibles and goodwill/going concern over a 15-year period.
A&M News & Releases

Alvarez & Marsal Joins Leading Private Equity Industry Body

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) recently joined the American Investment Council (AIC), an advocacy and resource organization, comprised of private equity (PE) and growth capital firms and advisors, established to develop and provide information about the private equity investment industry.
A&M News & Releases

Alvarez & Marsal Expands Global Footprint into the Nordics And Appoints Three Leading Industry Professionals from KPMG

Alvarez & Marsal(A&M) announced the opening of a Stockholm office aligned with the firm’s global expansion strategy and in response to market demand for an independent professional services firm to meet recent pan-European regulatory requirements. Recognized transaction advisory and operations professionals Christer Wiberg, Taus Wolfsberg and Christer Johansson join A&M’s Stockholm office as Managing Directors, with Mr. Wiberg serving as Country Leader and Transaction Advisory Leader of A&M’s Nordic operations.
Business Intelligence

U.S. Multinationals: Practical Considerations for CbC Report Filings

This edition of Tax Advisor Weekly discusses some practical aspects related to the introduction of country-by-country (CbC) reporting by the Internal Revenue Service and the audit risks large and mid-sized companies may face following the submission of their CbC reports.