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IRS Announces Audit Campaign Focusing on Virtual Currency Transactions, But No Voluntary Disclosure Program to Address Non-Compliance

Earlier this week the Internal Revenue Service announced creation of a virtual currency compliance initiative that will focus on tax compliance by taxpayers engaging in virtual currency transactions. The IRS intends to address non-compliance in this area by conducting audits … Continue reading

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ASIC calls on retail OTC derivatives issuers to lift standards and address regulatory concerns

ASIC recently undertook a surveillance of the retail OTC derivatives sector, which has an estimated annual turnover of $11 trillion and over 450,000 investors in Australia. ASIC has released Report 579 here in which it identifies sector-wide issues with certain … Continue reading

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Second Round of Tax Reform Might Address Retirement Accounts

TaxNotes reported today (subscription required) that lawmakers are considering a comprehensive rewrite of retirement tax incentives as part of tax reform phase two, thought to begin this summer. According to the article, House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Technology Offers Opportunities to Address, and Perpetrate, Sexual Harassment in New York City and Elsewhere

Virtual reality (VR) technology has been a feature of science fiction for some time. The technology is quickly advancing, although it has not reached the level portrayed in books and movies. Devices are now available to consumers that allow them … Continue reading

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Guest Post: DOJ Issues New Policy on Coordination of Corporate Penalties to Address “Piling On”

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recently announced a new policy at the U.S. Department of Justice to address the “piling on” problem that corporate defendants can sometimes face – that is, the accumulation of penalties that can arise when multiple … Continue reading

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