Emphasizing that no further concessions are conceivable, Widmer-Schlumpf stressed that Germany and Switzerland have already negotiated a "good and fair treaty,"
This is the latest honor for the legal boutique firm, which was also recently awarded the 2012 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for the “Cross Border Law, Firm of the Year” in Florida.
These two cases illustrate well how important it is for successful and wealthy businessmen to have a clear and robust succession plan that lays out how their own personal wealth is to be divided, when the time arises.
The raids, at the behest of Frankfurt prosecutors, were carried out by 60 police, tax inspectors and federal criminal investigators. Eight people were being investigated on suspicion of deliberate tax evasion.
For years, since the SEC began its far-reaching investigation into insider trading within the hedge fund universe, its probe has led to civil and criminal charges against former SAC traders and investment managers.