According to Accounting Today, the U.S. and Switzerland have signed an agreement regarding the interpretation and implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
Brandt Pasco (YL '02), a national security lawyer at Kaye Scholer National Security, was recently appointed by the Commerce Department to serve on the Export Controls Technical Advisory Committee
In a recently published article, the Atlantic examines some of the loopholes surrounding FATCA and how they could hurt the middle-class.
Adam Andrzejewski (YL '12) recently published an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal to coincide with the launch of his 'Open the Books' app, which lets taxpayers track government spending by ZIP code.
Matt Welch's 2012 article, The Dark Side of Anti-'Swiss Bank Account' Politics, has been nominated for a Southern California Journalism Award for Best Online Political Commentary.
Switzerland’s finance minister said the move would probably enable Swiss banks to accept an offer by the United States government to hand over client details in exchange for a promise against future legal repercussions.
Senator Rand Paul (KY) recently introduced a bill to repeal parts of FATCA, a 2010 law that would force foreign financial institutions to disclose certain information about accounts held by U.S. taxpayers.
A review featured in the May 5th edition of the New York Times praises Irwin's book as 'a well-rounded account' of the global financial crisis and the men who played significant roles in it.
A New York Times article titled "Cross-Country Solar Plane Expedition Set for Takeoff" takes a look at Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg's Solar Impulse project, a solar-powered aircraft that can fly through the night.
Current New Mexico State Auditor Hector Balderas recently announced his plans to enter the race for Attorney General.