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MOFO quaterly news - taxtalk - July 2014
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

With the halfway mark of 2014 just behind us, we are pleased to share with you in this issue of Tax Talk some of the more noteworthy tax developments


FACTA developments: Treasury concludes IGAS; IRS finalizes FFI Agreement
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

With 2013 rapidly coming to a close, the Government worked feverishly to conclude IGAs with a host of new countries, release a final version of the


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 issues guidance on registered bonds days before repeal of bearer bond exception
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”), which was enacted as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, ends the practice by U.S. issuers (and controlled foreign corporations) of selling bearer debt to foreign investors under “TEFRA C” and “TEFRA D” after March 18, 2012


U.S. Treasury and JapanSwitzerland announce they will negotiate toward a third way for FATCA compliance
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Japan, Switzerland, USA
  • June 25 2012

As we have previously reported, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) is becoming a significant concern to foreign banks, brokers and investment funds because of its potentially far reaching scope


IRS issues guidance on registered bonds days before repeal of bearer bond exception
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

FATCA ends the practice by U.S. issuers (and controlled foreign corporations) of selling bearer debt to foreign investors under “TEFRA C” and “TEFRA D” after March 18, 2012


Are you ready for March 18, 2012a key date in the U.S. taxation of cross-border financing transactions
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2012

We have previously discussed the significance of March 18, 2012 as the effective date of certain cross-border tax provisions included in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”


Treasury publishes highly anticipated “withholdable payment” FATCA regulations and outlines international cooperation alternative
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

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


IRS announces phased implementation of FACTA
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

On July 14, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and Treasury Department (“Treasury”) announced a phase-in schedule which effectively delays implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) for one year and, in some cases, until 2015


IRS issues follow-up guidance on FATCA reporting and withholding requirements
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2011

On April 8, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") and Treasury Department ("Treasury") issued Notice 2011-34 (the "Notice") setting forth additional guidance with respect to the reporting and withholding requirements under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"