The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) imposes new information reporting and withholding tax obligations on a wide range of non-US financial intermediaries (including non-US banks, non-US investment funds and collective investment vehicles, non-US CLOs and CDOs, and non-US insurance companies) that directly or indirectly have US investments. Recently, the US Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued complex and lengthy proposed regulations that seek to implement these obligations and that also propose an alternative intergovernmental approach to FATCA implementation.

Please join us as Jonathan Sambur and Donald Morris of Mayer Brown discuss the significant differences between the proposed regulations and prior FATCA guidance and the consequences of implementing FATCA via intergovernmental agreement.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Asia
11:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. HKT

Europe
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CET
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. GMT

United States
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CDT
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. MDT
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. PDT

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