I speak English, French and FATCA

I speak English, French and FATCA

I speak English, French and FATCA Acronyms have two main uses. The first is to facilitate efficient communication between professionals within a given discipline where the long form of technical terms would be unwieldy. This is particularly prevalent in the medical,...
Are FATCA’s Dissenters Tilting at Windmills?

Are FATCA’s Dissenters Tilting at Windmills?

Are FATCA’s Dissenters Tilting at Windmills? In the Cervantes novel of the same name, Don Quixote hopes to bring justice to the world by reviving the old ways of chivalry*. Believing a series of windmills on the horizon to be marauding Giants, Quixote launches...
The Challenges of GATCA

The Challenges of GATCA

The Challenges of GATCA The global anti-tax evasion frameworks that comprise GATCA have as many commonalities as they have differences. CRS/AEoI, in particular, has significant common ground with FATCA. FATCA in turn, intersects the US Non-Resident Alien taxation...
FATCA Misconceptions

FATCA Misconceptions

FATCA Misconceptions For some within the industry, the mere mention of ‘FATCA’ is enough to spark compliance-nightmare flashbacks. Try to picture the halcyon days before that little five letter acronym entered our world. There was no CRS, no BEPS, no Section 871(m),...