French tax

French tax reform – Lexology

On November 15, 2017, the French government published a draft reform of the tax regime applicable to mergers and divisions. The bill would remove some of the most stringent requirements currently applicable to cross-border and domestic reorganizations. SUMMARY The proposed reform aims to bring French tax law into line with the EU Merger Directive and […]

French tax

HSBC agrees to pay 300 million euros to solve a French tax investigation

HSBC has reached an agreement with French authorities to pay 300 million euros to settle a criminal investigation into allegations that it helped customers evade tax, according to a statement from a French prosecutor. France’s financial public prosecutor said the payment was linked to wrongdoing by HSBC’s private bank in Switzerland in 2006 and 2007 […]