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FACTA update: IRS releases new regulations, new forms, and new IGAs
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

We can't think of a better way to end Q1 2014 than by bringing you the year's first issue of Tax Talk. Although Tax Talk is now in its seventh year


After months of anticipation, final FATCA regulations released
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued final regulations2 implementing


IRS releases draft FFI Agreement
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

On October 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released Notice 2013-69 (the "Notice"), which includes a draft of the long-awaited "FFI


CoCo development
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

2012 was an active year for issuers and investors in contingent convertible bonds or "CoCo"s. Most significantly in Q4 Barclays priced a $3 billion


IRS rolls out FATCA intergovernmental agreements
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Since the United States announced an intergovernmental approach to FATCA compliance in its joint statement with five European countries earlier this


Treasury publishes highly anticipated “withholdable payment” FATCA regulations and outlines international cooperation alternative
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2012

After months of waiting, the Treasury Department (“Treasury”) released proposed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) “withholdable payment” regulations on February 8, 2012


IRS guidance on REMICs and REITs with respect to the Home Affordable Refinance Program
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2012

In late December, the IRS issued guidance (Notice 2012-5 and Rev. Proc. 2012-14) that relaxed the real estate mortgage investment conduit (“REMIC”) and real estate investment trust (“REIT”) rules to accommodate refinanced “underwater” loans in Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”) sponsored single family mortgagebacked securities


IRS releases temporary and proposed regulations on reporting of specified foreign financial assets
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2012

In addition to the enactment of a new U.S. withholding regime, FATCA also included a new set of reporting requirements for specified foreign financial assets, currently residing in Section 6038D


IRS private letter ruling: conversion of bonds to a new interest rate period is not a significant modification
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2012

In a recent private letter ruling, the IRS addressed the debt modification regulations


2011 Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts ("FBAR") due June 30
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2012

We wanted to remind our clients that Treasury Form TD F-90 22.1 “Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts” (commonly known as the “FBAR”) is due on June 30, 2012 with respect to the calendar year 2011