U.S. citizenship relinquishment services return to UK, France...

...but expats say they're still very much on hold in Australia 

Americans living in the UK and France who have been waiting for more than two years to relinquish, or give up, their U.S. citizenships are now once again able to do so, as the U.S. offices that handle such relinquishments in these countries have at last reopened.

U.S. expats in Oz begin planning, as Biden names Caroline Kennedy ambassador

American expatriates living in Australia are described as being "uncertain" to "cautiously optimistic" about the prospects for making their case about the need for the U.S. to address problems inherent in the current U.S./Australia tax treaty to Caroline Kennedy, whom U.S. President Joe Biden has nominated to be the country's next ambassador.

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Focus Financial Partners borrows 'in push to acquire' more advisory businesses

Focus Financial Partners, the NASDAQ-listed, New York-based partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms that has been growing rapidly since it was founded in 2004, has said it is planning to borrow US$800 million to enable it to acquire more wealth management businesses, both within and outside of the U.S.

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UK turns down U.S.-born Brit's FATCA FOI request, after Canada, Oz obliged their citizens

UK officials have twice turned down a Freedom of Information request filed by a U.S. born British citizen who was interested in knowing the “extent of…the annual disclosure of British taxpayer information to the US Internal Revenue Service, as per FATCA’s requirements" – even though similar requests to the Canadian and Australian governments were recently granted, The American Expat Financial News Journal has learned.

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AXFNJ Podcast: Dubai private asset manager for U.S. expats Vince Truong explains why everyone needs ‘a financial roadmap in place’

AXFNJ Podcast: Dubai private asset manager for U.S. expats Vince Truong explains why everyone needs ‘a financial roadmap in place’

Hearing Americans who've been living abroad for 10 or more years, and sometimes for most of their adult lives, describe how they got there is always interesting, I find. Many...

Dec-15-2022