December 1, 2020

Poloniex quits Washington State as new exchange rules become active

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From bitcoin.com Back in April, Washington politicians finished piecing together and finalizing the regulations for bitcoin exchanges. Those guidelines and rules are now active. Lawmakers pushed Senate Bill 5031 through the House and Senate, and it was signed into existence by governor Jay Inslee. Bill Requirements for Bitcoin Exchanges The rules declare that anyone who […]

Caribbean Assn of Banks voices support for National Bankers Assn on FATCA

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By Caribbean Association of Banks Inc PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) fully supports Bankers Associations at the country level, in their efforts to have their respective governments finalize their FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) Inter- Governmental Agreements (IGAs) with the Government of the USA. CAB remains concerned about the number […]

Global FATCA: Let’s go it again

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By Roman Ipfling from DMS Roman Ipfling is a Director and Global Leader of the International Tax Compliance Group at DMS Offshore Investment Services and is based in the Cayman Islands. Fifty-three jurisdictions have agreed to automatic ex- change of tax information beginning in 2017, under the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard. Over 40 others have […]

Cayman AEOI Portal almost open [ or open] -UPDATED

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By Ian Gobin and Matthew Taber From Appleby The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (TIA) released its User Guide for the Cayman Islands Automatic Exchange of Information Portal (Portal) on 18 March 2015. Although there have been some press reports that the Portal is now open, it is not as at the date of this […]