Would-be litigant 'Jenny' closing in on funds for FATCA challenge in UK

An American resident in England known publicly only as 'Jenny,' who is seeking to crowd-fund a legal case against what she claims is the UK's mis-use of her personal data and a violation of her privacy in enabling financial institutions to comply with the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, is less than £3,000 from her £50,000 "initial" funding goal – with two days to go.

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Switzerland suspends automatic exchange of info with Bulgaria in wake of data leak

Switzerland's Federal Council has announced that it has "decided to immediately suspend the automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) with Bulgaria" due to what it called "a problem with the country's data security" – a reference to the revelation earlier this year that the personal data of some 5 million Bulgarian and foreign taxpayers had been hacked from the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency.

Andersen Global adds outposts in Jordan and Rwanda

Andersen Global, the San Francisco-based organization of legally-separate tax and legal services firms that evolved out of a part of the now-defunct Arthur Andersen accountancy firm, has added outposts in Jordan and Rwanda, as its global expansion continues.

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AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

For the past four years, U.S. born, France-resident and French-speaking Fabien Lehagre has been fighting a tireless and increasingly hard-to-miss battle on behalf of all of France's and Europe's "accidental...

Sep-23-2019