Blog Index

 

2020

September 25, 2020    Another Delay for Cayman FATCA/CRS Portal Launch

September 24, 2020    New Bahamas FATCA/CRS Extension

September 15, 2020    Bahamas Offline on September 19​

September 10, 2020    Don’t Take My Passport Away!

September 2, 2020    BVI Portal Is Live

August 26, 2020    FATCA: Mandatory Certification for GIIN Deregistration

August 24, 2020    New Cayman Website Launched​

August 19, 2020    Why Would an Individual Obtain a GIIN for Herself?

August 11, 2020    That's a SAR Not a SAR!

July 22, 2020    Perfect Internal Processes But Still at High Risk​

July 16, 2020   The Perils of File Hoarding

July 15, 2020    Multiple Passports Aren’t Just for Criminals

June 27, 2020    Does CRS/FATCA Controlling Person Reporting Violate Privacy Law?​

June 9, 2020    Roll the Dice v Corruption Risk Research

June 7, 2020    Join Me June 17 for #WebinarWednesday​

May 27, 2020    CRS & FATCA: Guernsey, Isle of Man, Bermuda Extensions​

May 14, 2020    Mauritius Matches up CRS & FATCA Extensions​

May 12, 2020    UK FATCA & CRS Deadline Update​

May 7, 2020    FATCA & CRS: Bahamas Announces 2020 Deadlines​

May 6, 2020    No Policies & Procedures Could Cost You US$100K​

May 5, 2020    Low-Tech Steps for Hi-Tech Risks​

May 1, 2020    Cayman Extends CRS to Match FATCA Extension​

April 29, 2020    IRS Extends FATCA RO Certification Deadline

April 28, 2020    Mauritius Extends FATCA Deadline​

April 22, 2020    BVI Extends Both FATCA & CRS Deadlines

April 16, 2020    FATCA (But Not CRS) Cayman Deadline Extended to November 16, 2020

March 25, 2020    FATCA: IRS Deadline Extension to July 15, 2020

March 12, 2020    FATCA: Who Must Report by March 31?

March 4, 2020    Luxembourg Parliament Reviewing FATCA/CRS Legislation

March 3, 2020    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Deadline Extended to September 18, 2020​

January 21, 2020    What is U.S. Privacy Shield Certified?​

January 11, 2020    FATCA/CRS: Caymans Announces New Portal under Development

January 6, 2020    Lost FATCA Access Code?

2019

December 20, 2019    Perplexing Risk Rankings

December 16, 2019    Celebration of a 112-Year Blessing

November 22, 2019    Is BVI Ramping up for FATCA & CRS Examinations?

November 20, 2019    FATCA & Privacy Year End Is Upon Us​

October 24, 2019    Foreign Trusts: South Dakota Regulators’ Tips​

October 10, 2019    Foreign Trusts: Head to Sioux Falls October 17 & 18 

October 9, 2019    FATCA:  Prepare for Singapore 2020 Changes​

August 31, 2019    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Portal Closed​

July 30, 2019    GDPR: US Trust Companies’ Jaunts to EU

July 22, 2019    The Tax Man Cometh (SCBWI Bulletin Spring 2019)

July 17, 2019    CRS: Questionable Residence Alarm Bells​

June 24, 2019    BVI Deadline Extended to July 31, 2019

June 17, 2019    FATCA & CRS: New Cayman Industry Advisory

June 14, 2019    Bahamas Open for Submissions on Monday

June 4, 2019    FATCA: Add a Click to Deregistration​

May 26, 2019    CRS: Bahamas Issues Updated Jurisdiction List​

May 23, 2019    GDPR: 1 Year of Non-Compliance

May 15, 2019    CRS: Mauritius Increases Monetary Penalties​

April 11, 2019    FATCA & CRS: Caymans Extends Deadline​

March 31, 2019    Responsible Officer, Responsible Party & New EIN Rule​

March 11, 2019    CRS: BVI Expands Reportable Controlling Persons​

February 28, 2019    Don’t Turn Away a Prospect with More Than 1 Passport

February 18, 2019    FATCA: Stay in RO Certification Mode​

January 29, 2019    China Bound Ex-Pats Beware!

 

2018

December 20, 2018    FATCA: Deregister Now & Avoid 2020 Reporting​

December 13, 2018    FATCA Regs: Investment Entity Definition Clarified & Gross Proceeds Withholding Eliminated

December 10, 2018    Don’t Let Your Employees Become Accidental Americans

November 12, 2018    New IRS FATCA Compliance Campaign High Risk Areas

October 29, 2018    FATCA: July 22 Deregistration Cut-Off

October 22, 2018    When Must a USFI Use the FATCA Withholding Stick?

September 18, 2018    First FATCA Criminal Conviction: Case Background & Impact

August 17, 2018    CRS: Bahamas Changes Controlling Person Threshold – Who Is Next?​

August 7, 2018    FATCA: Mandatory Contract between Sponsored & Sponsoring Entities

July 25, 2018    IRS FATCA Certification Deadline Is December 15, 2018

July 11, 2018    FATCA  Sub-Certifications as Part of FATCA Compliance

July 9, 2018    FATCA & CRS: Bahamas Now Open for Registration & Reporting​

June 21, 2018    Deadline Alert: KY BO Register Isn’t FATCA/CRS Controlling Person Reporting​

June 12, 2018    FATCA: USFIs & Foreign Grantor/Non-Grantor Trusts' Mandatory IRS Certs

May 31, 2018    FATCA Who Needs to File a Mandatory Certification with the IRS

May 31, 2018    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Islands New Deadline: July 31

May 7, 2018    CRS: Why Is Cayman Asking for Even More Controlling Persons?

April 17, 2018    FATCA: Head’s Up 3301 Registered Singapore FIs

April 6, 2018    Foreign Grantor Trust IRS Form 3520 Filing Date Changes​

March 11, 2018    Is the OECD Asking Lawyers to Violate U.S. Laws?​

March 7, 2018    CRS & FATCA: Record-Keeping Clock​

February 13, 2018    CRS: Singapore’s Updated Portal & Reportable Jurisdictions​

January 31, 2018    FATCA: Model 1 IGA Benefits without Any of the Reporting

January 20, 2018    American Executives Beware:  U.S. May Revoke Your Passport

2017

December 28, 2017    What Is a Foreign Grantor Trust?

December 28, 2017    New Filing Requirement for LLCs & U.S. Foreign Grantor Trusts​

November 24, 2017    CRS & FATCA: Singapore Sub-Fund Deregistration & Service Provider Limitations

November 17, 2017    FATCA: Just Announced IRS Compliance Campaign​

November 8, 2017    FATCA: Responsible Officer Basics

October 29, 2017    New Training

October 19, 2017    Biotech Beware: Public Health Care Services Tops the Latest LATAM Corruption Stats

October 13, 2017    CRS: Cayman Islands & Brazil Time to Plan for Expanded 2018 Reporting

September 16, 2017    FBAR: October 16, 2017 Deadline for Ex-Pats and Other Employees to File

September 15, 2017    FBAR: October 16, 2017 Deadline for Trustees to Report Client Trusts to FinCen

September 7, 2017    FATCA: Foreign Grantor Trust Classification Strategy

August 31, 2017    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Portal Closing September 13, 2017

August 17, 2017    FATCA & CRS: Perfect Reporting Process But Still Non-Compliant

August 15, 2017    CRS: BVI Extends Reporting Deadline to September 1

August 1, 2017    FATCA: The IRS Extends FFI Agreement Registration Renewal Deadline

August 1, 2017    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Allows Post Deadline Registration Notification Variation

July 28, 2017    FATCA: Mauritius Reporting Deadline Extended

July 25, 2017    CRS & FATCA: Don't Forget to Deregister

July 21, 2017    FATCA & CRS: Cayman Extends Reporting to August 31

July 5, 2017    CRS: Bahamas Changes from Narrow to Wider Approach

June 23, 2017    CRS & FATCA: Cayman Extends Registration Deadline

June 21, 2017    CRS: Hong Kong Significantly Expands List of Reportable Jurisdictions

June 7, 2017    FATCA Portal Open for Mandatory FFI Agreement Renewal

June 6, 2017    CRS: Anti-avoidance & The Disgruntled Employee

May 22, 2017    Cayman Portal Open for Registrations

May 5, 2017    Are You Subject to Anti-Boycott Reporting

April 19, 2017    Cayman FATCA & CRS Deadlines Matched Up

April 14, 2017    FATCA: Indian Financial Institutions Permitted to Block Accounts

April 12, 2017    Mandatory Registration Renewal for FFI Agreement

April 3, 2017    Singapore Released FATCA Reporting Nil Paper Form

March 23, 2017    CRS: Hong Kong, Bahamas Take Optional & Narrow Approach

March 9, 2017    Cayman Islands CRS Notification & Reporting Deadline Extended

February 28, 2017    CRS: What Does Controlling Person Mean for the Unsuspecting Executive

February 17, 2017    Where FATCA and Biotech Compliance Coincide

January 31, 2017    CRS: Cayman, India, Mauritius Take Wider Approach

January 12, 2017    CRS: New Cayman Criminal Sanctions

 

2016

December 30, 2016    New CRS Rule Non-Reporting FIs Must Register in Cayman AEOI Portal

December 22, 2016    FATCA: Limited Conditional Status Terminates on January 1, 2017

November 28, 2016    Profits! But Can You Convert & Remit

November 16, 2016    The Sleep Deprived Cow and the Importance of Corruption Risk Research

October 31, 2016    The CRS CDOT Due Diligence Combo

October 28, 2016    IRS Pushes Out Date to Use New W-8BEN-E

October 11, 2016    Double Up on Notification Re Taxation on Overseas Assets

October 4, 2016    Sponsored Entity Registration Procrastination

September 13, 2016    Mandatory Use of 2016 W-8BEN-E Coming Down the Pike

September 1, 2016    India Prohibits FATCA Account Closures

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