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FATCA registration now available
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2013

On August 19, 2013, the IRS began to accept applications for registration under FATCA, the new U.S. tax regime designed to combat offshore tax


FATCA timeline and registration delayed
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

On July 12, 2013, the IRS issued new guidance regarding FATCA, the new U.S. tax regime designed to combat offshore tax evasion by U.S. taxpayers. In


FATCA compliance for investment fund managers, part three
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

This is the third in a series of Foley Advisers about FATCA, the new U.S. tax regime designed to combat offshore tax evasion by U.S. taxpayers that


FBAR filing deadline imminent
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

Every U.S. person that had a financial interest in, or signature authority over, a foreign financial account during 2012 must file U.S. Treasury Form


FTC issues revised business guide on ‘red flags’ identity theft rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has issued revised guidance designed to help businesses comply with the requirements of the Red Flags Rule, which


Brazil’s Belo Monte move: will national development banks start taking human rights and environmental concerns more seriously?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Brazil
  • December 13 2012

In late November, the Brazilian national development bank announced its approval of a $10.8 billion loan to finance the construction of the Belo Monte dam, the world’s third largest hydroelectric dam.


FTC finally amends Red Flags Rule regulations to match 2010 statutory amendment
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The FTC announced today that it has, at long last, modified its Red Flags Rule to match the language of the Red Flag Clarification Act of 2010.


FBAR update: extended deadlines, e-filing option and new IRS form 8938
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2012

Every U.S. person with a financial interest in, or signature or other authority over, any financial account outside the U.S. must file an annual report on Treasury Form TD F 90-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, commonly known as an “FBAR”) if the aggregate value of all such accounts exceeds 10,000 USD at any time during the calendar year.


FTC counters constitutional challenge to Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The Federal Trade Commission has joined the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in filing a memorandum in support of the constitutionality of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Floating the kyat: a first step in fighting corruption in Burma
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Myanmar
  • April 12 2012

On April 2, one day after its Parliamentary by-elections, Burma (Myanmar) floated its currency, the kyat.