UK Judge Mulls Split Trial For Denmark's $1.9B Tax Fraud Suit

Law360, London (January 14, 2020, 4:36 PM GMT) -- Holding a single 50-week trial to resolve Denmark’s lawsuit accusing more than 70 companies and individuals of taking part in a $1.9 billion tax fraud against the Danish government would be “a last resort,” a judge in London said Tuesday.

Judge Andrew Baker weighed the merits of splitting the trial at the first case management hearing in the massive litigation launched at the High Court by the Customs and Tax Administration of Denmark against pension plans and investment funds accused of cheating the country out of tax by wrongly claiming refunds.

“Speaking provisionally, I find … a 50-week trial in this court...

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