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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FINRA proposal to limit Associated Persons Acting for Customer Trusts   The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has recently proposed a rule (Rule 3241 “Registered Person Being Named a Customer’s Beneficiary or Holding a Position of Trust for a Customer”) to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that aims “to create a uniform, national...
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Jersey redesigns its beneficial ownership register Jersey government is now reviewing a draft Bill (Financial Services, Disclosure and Provision of Information, Jersey Law 2020) regarding the establishment of a new central register of beneficial owners, controllers and significant persons. This was deemed necessary after the Jersey Financial Services Commission recommended the jurisdiction to enact new...
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Guernsey’s latest amendments to BO’s register regime After the introduction of the Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Guernsey) Law 2017, emerged doubts regarding the implementation of many grey areas of the provision. Clarifications have now been provided by Guernsey’s legislative assembly through the amendment of the beneficial ownership reporting framework. The Beneficial Ownership register was...
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New Zealand finance bill amending trusts’ tax treatment New Zealand has introduced a further finance Bill in order to ease economic recovery after the global pandemic crisis. The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill will include measures aimed at deterring speculative investment in land, also amending several rules regarding trusts’...
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