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Archive for April 2014

2014 April 10 – Cockfield

 
Arthur Cockfield / Allison Christians
How the U.S. pulled off the great Canadian privacy giveaway
Globe and Mail (10 Apr 2014)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/how-the-us-pulled-off-the-great-canadian-privacy-giveaway/article17916327/

Two Canadian law professors succinctly outline unprecedented FATCA giveaway of Canadian sovereignty to the United States. They propose: “Canada should only transfer data associated with U.S. persons who are not Canadian residents.”
 

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Written by usxcanada

10 April 2014 at 6:00 am

Posted in Canada, Legal, Uncategorized

2014 Apr 4 – Cain

 
Patrick Cain
How to get rid of your U.S. citizenship
Global News (4 Apr 2014)

http://globalnews.ca/news/1217871/how-to-get-rid-of-an-unwanted-u-s-citizenship/

A lengthy account of FATCA, bank reporting on US persons, and terminating US citizenship concludes with four personal Canadian stories.
 

Written by usxcanada

4 April 2014 at 6:00 am

2014 Apr 1 – Berg

 
Roy A. Berg / Kim G.C. Moody
Leaked guidance notes threaten to invalidate Canada’s FATCA
STEP Resources (1 Apr 2014)

http://www.step.org/leaked-guidance-notes-threaten-invalidate-canada%E2%80%99s-fatca-iga

“Canada’s legislation and leaked guidance notes threaten to invalidate the IGA and cast certain Canadian entities, including private trusts, out of the walled garden of the IGA and into the inky blackness of FATCA.”
 

Written by usxcanada

1 April 2014 at 6:00 am

Posted in Legal, Uncategorized