Sanctioned jurisdictions struggling with Fatca

Barriers to entry


Complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca) is no easy task and time is running out for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that may not have started on their compliance programmes. While many FFIs will be well on their way to implementing their programmes, some are struggling to understand in what capacity they can even begin to engage with Fatca compliance. In particular, for FFIs in jurisdictions that have sanctions against them, Fatca is posing a very tricky question i

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