The Essential Guide to FATCA

September 05, 2013

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a new U.S. law intended to prevent U.S. investors from evading their tax obligations by investing through non-U.S. entities. FATCA was enacted on 18 March 2010.

In this guide we outline the significance of the Act, key points to consider for all investors and Dechert's experience at the forefront on FATCA.