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HSBC, Tax Evasion and Criminal Prosecution

hsbc-tax-scandal-white-collar-crime-portalJonathan Fisher QC has written an article in the Tax journal regarding recent HSBC Swiss tax scandal. Jonathan explains why heavy criticism of HMRC’s failure to prosecute HSBC Swiss tax evaders has been quite unfair.

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Criticism of HMRC’s failure to prosecute HSBC Swiss tax evaders has been quite unfair, writes Jonathan Fisher QC (Devereux Chambers). There are problems with criminal prosecution and the decision to focus on tax collection through civil settlement is the right one. It makes little sense to criminally prosecute these cases.

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Read Jonathan’s article in full on the Tax Journal site here.

 

 

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