November 5 Roundup: News and Commentary on FATCA’s Deepening Dysfunction

Washington, DC This bulletin departs from our usual format to round up some important news and commentary from around the world on the deepening troubles of the dysfunctional “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act” (FATCA). The headlines: Treasury Department Promises “Expedited” Response to Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Agreements with Britain, Canada, and Switzerland. Russian Foreign Ministry Affirms Exchange of Tax Information but Rejects F...


- Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew from Congressman Bill Posey

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner from Senators Rand Paul, Jim DeMint, Mike Lee, and Saxby Chambliss