GATCA is the new FATCA

GATCA is the new FATCA

GATCA is the new FATCA The world is divided into those who know and understand the globalisation of FATCA and those who clearly don’t. In the same way that the industry adopted the meaningless acronym of FATCA in 2010, so 2016 will see its natural evolution into...
How are your crystal balls feeling today?

How are your crystal balls feeling today?

How are your crystal balls feeling today? It seems like it’s that time of year when everyone leaps onto the bandwagon of trying to predict what’s going to happen in 2016. Not wishing to miss the party, here are my thoughts… We face a lot of questions in 2016 around...
FATCA Wars Episode IX – Revenge of the Myth

FATCA Wars Episode IX – Revenge of the Myth

FATCA Wars Episode IX – Revenge of the Myth OK, so I admit, I’m conflicted. As a purist and one who was brought up in a scientific environment, I get really frustrated when I see so many half truths and misconceptions in a regulatory environment. Regulation should be...
FATCA vs GATCA

FATCA vs GATCA

FATCA vs GATCA This episode features Ross McGill talking at Horner and Roberts on May 13th 2015 about the updates to FATCA and GATCA. Discussion topics cover the similarities between IRC Chapter 3 (QI) and Chapter 4 (FATCA), IGAs and how they affect geographical...
FATCA vs GATCA

Beware the IDES of March!

Beware the IDES of March! In this episode, Ross McGill talks to Haydon Perryman about the upcoming January 2015 deadlines and the response we have seen so far from most FFIs. They also discuss the impact of CRS on FATCA, coverage of Boris Johnson’s US tax...