FATCA: Latest Developments & Reporting Obligations

June 2015

Educational pillar: AML & Compliance

Total number of participants: 155

The Cyprus Fiduciary Association organised two (2) independent half-day workshops (4 hours), titled “FATCA: Latest Developments & Reporting Obligations” (4 June, Cleopatra Hotel, Nicosia, and 5 June, St Raphael Resort, Limassol). The instructor of the workshops was Mr. Rakis Christoforou, Managing Director of Global AML Services Ltd.

In view of the required reporting to the Tax Department for FATCA purposes on 30 June 2015, participants had the opportunity to learn more about the latest developments regarding the FATCA Act and their respective obligations. The aim of the seminar was to provide the necessary tools and knowledge to Directors, Compliance Officers, etc. to collect the required information and prepare their first FATCA reports.

The workshops included numerous case studies and examples, giving a practical approach to participants on how to handle FATCA requirements.

The seminar was addressed to Compliance Officers and Directors of regulated entities: Administrative Services Providers, Accounting, Audit and Tax firms, Law firms, Trust Services, Banks and other financial institutions.

The workshops were sponsored by Bank of Cyprus, in their capacity as CFA Educational Partner 2015.

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