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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major FBAR Penalties Case

On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a major case regarding IRS penalties relating to Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs). Kostelanetz & Fink represents the American College of Tax Counsel (the “College”), which filed an amicus brief in Alexandru Bittner v. United States

Litigation Counsel Of America Selects Caroline Rule As Fellow

NEW YORK CITY (March 31, 2022) — Kostelanetz & Fink partner Caroline Rule has been elected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), an invitation-only trial lawyer honor society. The LCA’s Fellows are selected and invited to join the society “after being evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment

The IRS Ramps Up Cryptocurrency Enforcement

By Caroline Rule and Daniel Q. Flesch The Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure Summer 2021 Issue At a Federal Bar Association conference in March of this year, Damon Rowe—Director of the Office of Fraud Enforcement at the IRS—announced a new initiative. Operation Hidden Treasure consists of a special joint-effort

Caroline Rule Participates In A Panel Entitled “Common Themes on the Common Interest Privilege in Deals and Disputes” For The National Association Of Women Lawyers

On June 17, 2021, Caroline Rule participates in a panel entitled “Common Themes on the Common Interest Privilege in Deals and Disputes” for the National Association of Women Lawyers. This program will address the scope and applicability of the common interest doctrine to communications among parties aligned in corporate transactions