Tagged: tax haven

Swiss fight U.S. over UBS data

In an ongoing fight over secret offshore accounts, the Swiss government vows to do what it must to keep the U.S. authorities from getting the names of 52,000 American clients of the Swiss bank UBS.  School of Law Professor Daniel Berman, director of the Graduate Tax Program and former Treasury Department official, can discuss the situation. […]

U.S. and Switzerland talk tax treaty

Law Professor Daniel Berman, director of the graduate tax program and an expert in international taxation law, was part of the Treasury Department negotiating team the last time the U.S. and Switzerland crafted a tax treaty in the mid-1990s.  With the two countries now in talks for an updated treaty amid pressure to crack down […]