It is clear that institutions must either comply with the provisions of FATCA or seek exemption. It is possible for a firm to be awarded ‘limited conditional’ FATCA status, which means that the offshore institution is exempt from reporting because it is deemed to be compliant and information secrecy laws come into force.
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DMS Offshore Investment Services Ltd. (DMS), the world’s largest fund governance firm, and White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (White Oak) have announced the launch of an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) hosted on DMS Irish platform. White Oak has engaged the DMS AIF platform, which is […]
Individuals wanting to invest internationally or wishing to have U.S. dollar exposure must take heed of both FATCA and the AIFMD. For example, if a U.S. fund manager is approached by a potential investor from the EU, the question which must be asked is whether or not the fund will be in breach of EU […]
Any financial institution, regardless of its global location, that does not voluntarily comply with FATCA will find that 30% of any US-sourced payments (e.g. a corporate dividend or a maturing principal payment from a US corporate or government bond) will be withheld. Because U.S. stocks and bonds are so widely owned across the globe, virtually […]