FATCA Compliance — Preparing for the Challenges Ahead

Richard Kando, Jeffrey Locke, Philip West, Esq.,
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) is likely the most far-reaching statute to combat offshore tax evasion in recent history. FATCA generally mandates foreign financial institutions (“FFI”) and non-financial foreign entities (“NFFE”) to identify accounts owned by, or for the beneficial interest of, United States taxpayers to the Internal Revenue Service. The penalty for non-compliance is steep: a 30% withholding tax on certain payments.

This webcast provides an overview of FATCA and examines the legal and regulatory impacts on foreign financial institutions.

What You Will Learn:

--FATCA Overview
--The Law and IRS Guidance
--Practical Considerations

Who Should Attend:

Representatives from Compliance, Tax, Operations, Legal and Client Services from financial institutions. Also, in-house and outside counsel interested in or currently working on matters involving international tax, anti-money laundering or anti-corruption will benefit from this program.

Presenters:

Please join Richard Kando and Jeffrey Locke of Navigant Consulting, and Philip West, Esq., a partner at Steptoe and Johnson LLP, as they address these issues as well as your questions.
Jun 22 2011
70 mins
FATCA Compliance — Preparing for the Challenges Ahead
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