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Constitutional challenge of FATCA agreement launched

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 15 2014

On August 11, a constitutional challenge to the Agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada to Improve

CRA publishes FATCA guidance for Canadian entities

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on June 23, 2014 posted much anticipated guidance for Canadian entities that could find themselves subject to the

IRS publishes instructions for FATCA form W-8BEN-E

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

The long awaited instructions for Form W-8BEN-E, Certification of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding (Entities

FATCA an update

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

On February 5, 2014 Canada and the United States signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

IRS: Bitcoin not a currency for tax purposes

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

As expected, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has provided some guidance on the U.S. tax treatment of Bitcoin. In Notice 2014-21 (March 25, 2014

Big brother gains a powerful new tool

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Earlier this month, the federal government announced that it had reached an agreement with the U.S. to ameliorate the more drastic effects of the

The brief on Bitcoins

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

Bitcoins are a digital currency obtained when computers compete to solve mathematical problems and the winning 'miner' is rewarded with a block of

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - June 11, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Spain, USA
  • -
  • June 11 2012

On Sunday, Spain announced that it would be seeking a bailout and the Eurozone banks agreed to lend Spain 100 billion euros ($125 billion dollars) in order to stabilize its banks

More on FATCA and more to come: the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department release proposed regulations

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 2 2012

In 2010, the United States amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to add provisions relating to foreign account tax compliance (FATCA