EU-US Privacy Shield invalidated by CJEU. Troubles for FATCA?   On July 20, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield arrangement (drafted in 2016 by the European Commission). The deal had previously allowed the transfer of personal data from EU parties to US counterparts, providing a self-certification mechanism...
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UK government clarifies trust registration rules following 5AMLD Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published the outcome of a technical consultation on the implementation of the EU Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) and its impact on trust registration. It has been clarified that offshore trustees entering into a business relationship in the UK will...
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Mass commitment for British Overseas Territories in the opening of beneficial ownership registers With the introduction of the Sanctions and Money Laundering Act 2018, the UK government committed to issue a draft Order in Council before the end of 2020 to enforce the set-up of publicly available beneficial ownership (BOs) registers in all Overseas Territories...
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Members of the public in the Cayman Islands can now view the names of current directors of companies incorporated there, following the coming into effect of the Companies (Amendment) Law 2019 and Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) Law 2019 on 1 October. The legislation is required to meet the recommendations set out in the Caribbean Financial...
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From the end of 2019, expatriate US persons must provide their US tax identification number (TIN) to their local banks, or risk having their bank accounts closed or frozen. Under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which came into effect in July 2014, all foreign financial institutions (FFIs) must identify their US clients and...
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Capital Trustees AG
Trade and companies registry: Zürich No. CHE‑112.645.753
Intra-Community VAT number: CHE‑112.645.753
Registered office: Bleicherweg 50 – 8002 Zürich, Switzerland.

Telephone No.: +41 (0)44 512 5004

Branch office: Via Somaini 10 –
6900 Lugano, Switzerland.

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