Events

Representing Clients in Federal & State Criminal Tax Investigations: Defense Strategies & Prosecution Initiatives Every Attorney Needs to Know

Date

05.09.12

Sponsor

CLE Committee of the New York City Bar Association: Litigation & Criminal Law

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Morvillo Abramowitz Partner Jeremy H. Temkin served as a faculty member of, "Representing Clients in Federal & State Criminal Tax Investigations: Defense Strategies & Prosecution Initiatives Every Attorney Needs to Know," a panel sponsored by the CLE Committee of the New York City Bar Association: Litigation & Criminal Law. This program focused on strategies that attorneys can use to best represent taxpayers under criminal investigation. Topics covered included elements of commonly prosecuted federal and state tax crimes, current IRS and DOJ tax prosecution initiatives, (particularly foreign bank account investigations), voluntary disclosures to state and federal authorities, reacting to the commencement of a criminal investigation, administrative vs. grand jury investigations, methods of proof, common defenses, attorney-client and joint defense issues, hiring accountants to assist defense counsel, whether to file (or amend) returns while under investigation, parallel civil IRS issues (including, offers-in-compromise and civil fraud penalties), expert testimony at trial, and sentencing advocacy issues under the United States Sentencing Guidelines. For additional information please click here.