Tue, Jun 30, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Deloitte says FATCA draft guidance notes crystallise the breadth of impact

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The UK's HMRC has issued draft guidance notes on the UK FATCA Intergovernmental Agreement together with its response to the FATCA Consultation Document.

Chris Tragheim, tax partner at Deloitte, said: “Financial services companies have been awaiting this draft guidance so that they can progress with their FATCA preparations. “The next six months will be a critical period for organisations to tackle their FATCA obligations if they are to meet the compliance deadlines. In particular, the draft guidance has crystallised the breadth of organisations impacted by FATCA, including banks, brokers, insurers, funds, trust and corporate service providers, lawyers and clearing organisations. However, despite the additional information released today there are still unanswered questions, not least around the registration requirements, that continue to cause uncertainty.

“The draft guidance provides another important step in global information reporting. Governments believe it is an important to share information to combat cross border tax evasion, and more agreements will undoubtedly be signed.”

press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: New systematic strategy managed alongside research firm outperforms S&P500[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: An emerging CTA manager explains how he runs his strategy, which is based on an index produced by a research firm. Peter Turk is head of

  2. Hedge funds panic over Greece[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Some investors are in panic mode as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Sunday night that the banks and the stock market would be closed Monday, said

  3. Alternative investment industry could grow to $13.6tln in five years[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Leading auditing and advisory group PwC said that the global alternative investment industry, which includes hedge funds, private equity and real assets, is set to increase to $13.6tln within the next five years. "Be

  4. Qbasis gets $200m-plus investment in 'black swan' hedge fund[more]

    From Reuters.com: A hedge fund that more than doubled clients' money during the 2008 financial crisis has attracted more than $200 million from an investor aiming to cash in on fresh ructions in global markets. Qbasis Invest has secured the investment from Britain's Omada Capital, Florian Wagner, wh

  5. Outlook - Jim Rogers: Turmoil is coming[more]

    From Peakprosperity.com: Two years since his last interview with us, investor Jim Rogers returns and notes that the risks he warned of last time have only gotten worse. In this week's podcast, Jim shares his rational for predicting: increased wealth confiscation by the central planners

 

banner