Thursday, October 5, 2006
News in the KPMG tax shelter case:
- New York Law Journal: Second Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi has granted KPMG's request for a delay of the October 17 trial date pending a hearing on KPMG's appeal of the district court's dismissal of KPMG's motion to compel arbitration.
- New York Times: Prosecutors overseeing a hug tax shelter case against former employees of the accounting firm KPMG took steps yesterday to try the 18 defendants separately in two groups. The surprise move signals that the government is shifting tactics as it works to shore up the largest criminal tax case ever.