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Archive for July, 2015

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Issues 173 pages of FATCA Guidance

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Saturday, July 25, 2015

Following rapidly on the heels of formally signing an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the United States (June 17 2015) , the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Finance issued on July… Read more…

The Transparency Noose Tightens – Last of the Bearer Shares Biting the Dust?

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Sunday, July 19, 2015

My colleague, Warren Luyt, managing director of Trident Trust’s Dubai operations, recently alerted me to some very significant changes in Panama’s bearer share legislation.  Before we delve into the details of how Panama is… Read more…

FATCA Readiness – Trust Service Providers Worldwide Must Really Study FATCA

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, July 13, 2015

My blog post last week examined generally how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally signed an IGA with the United States now bringing to the Emirates the full force… Read more…

FATCA Readiness – Are Dubai’s Trust Service Providers Ready for FATCA?

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Sunday, July 5, 2015

Dubai and FATCA-Readiness In May, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Dubai International Financial Centre Registrar of Companies presented and hosted a workshop emphasizing the mandates for authorized… Read more…

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