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Branch Registrations by Country (1/26/2015)

The following list if the number of branch registrations by country through January 26, 2015. Branch Registration by Country UNITED KINGDOM         315 HONG KONG         276 SINGAPORE         166 GERMANY         148 CAYMAN ISLANDS         139 JAPAN         131 FRANCE         126 ITALY         125 SPAIN         110 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES         109 SWITZERLAND         […]

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FFI Registrations by Country (1/26/2015)

The following list if the number of FFI registrations by country through January 26, 2015. FFI Registration by Country CAYMAN ISLANDS       27,906 UNITED KINGDOM       21,707 LUXEMBOURG        7,233 BRAZIL        5,070 VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH)        4,864 SWITZERLAND        4,640 GUERNSEY        4,613 JERSEY        4,180 CANADA        4,046 IRELAND        3,714 GERMANY        […]

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New IGAs Added

The Partner Country Status page has been updated with the few IGAs that have been released over the past few weeks.  These include IGAs with the following countries: Finland (Model 1) Luxembourg (Model 1) Honduras (Model 1) Chile (Model 2) Please visit our Partner Country Status page for the text of these IGAs and the […]

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Hello world!

The Foreign Tax Account Compliance Act (otherwise known as FATCA) was enacted in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act.  Congress’ intention was innocent enough:  to stop the hiding and under reporting of income located in offshore accounts by US citizens.  While the goal may be noble enough, the implementation of […]

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