FATCA: Breaking through Fear with a Swiss Referendum

The Swiss are likely to vote to overturn a FATCA agreement with the US Treasury Department, which has recently been ratified by Parliament. On...

RepealFATCA.com Files Freedom of Information Act Request on ‘Intergovernmental Agreements’

Records sought for Canada, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom As noted previously, FATCA (the “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act”) cannot succeed unless the U.S. Treasury...

FATCA Pre-Implementation or Due Process

By: Paul Seymour, Director of Client Services pru·dent, adjective 'prü-d?nt : having or showing careful, good judgment Full Definition of PRUDENT: characterized by, arising from, or...

The US Surveillance Dragnet Extends to Foreign Bank Data, Too

Zurich is home to many of Switzerland's largest banks, which are bristling at US requests for banking data. Via Storm Crypt/Flickr In 2010, the US...

Canada’s Shadow Revenue Minister Warns Government against Sellout on FATCA!

Are New Democrats Ready to Fight Abrogation of Canadians’ Rights? At the top of the list of “must have” countries on which the U.S. Treasury...

FATCA: a Tool of the Electronic Surveillance State

Financial Data Provided to ‘Intel’ Agencies Considered ‘Not Inherently Confidential’ under U.S. Law Those familiar with the U.S. “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act” (FATCA) –...