Tag Archives: UBS

Swiss Bank Program Sees Final Resolutions

On December 29, 2016, the Justice Department announced that it had reached the final resolutions under the Swiss Bank Program. The Swiss Bank Program was put in place after a massive tax evasion scheme at Swiss bank UBS was exposed by Bradley Birkenfeld. The former international banker and wealth manager with UBS recently released Lucifer’s … Continue Reading

CNBC Features UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld

UBS Whistleblower Bradley BirkenfeldBradley Birkenfeld, former UBS banker turned whistleblower tells his story in an article released today by CNBC’s Eamon Javers. Why did the US pay this former Swiss banker $104M? is accompanied by several short videos of the the interview Javers conducted with Birkenfeld. Mr. Birkenfeld is the world’s largest Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Fraud Whistleblower. He … Continue Reading

French Unions Demand Whistleblower Protection for Employees

On March 3, twenty associations and unions in France sent an open letter to President Francois Hollande to demand protection status for employees whistleblowers that for many end up isolated and unemployed.  France, has five whistleblower laws – three of which date back to 2013 – the legislation is fragmented and disparate. Without comprehensive definition … Continue Reading

European Press Cover USB Whistleblower’s Role in French Investigation

UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld who assisted the U.S. in its successful prosecution of Swiss bank UBS AG for aiding U.S. citizens to commit tax evasion, is currenlty in France assisting with a similar investigation. Birkenfeld traveled to Paris last week to comply with French subpoena requiring him to testify against UBS AG. Mr. Birkenfeld’s importance to … Continue Reading