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2014-15 Compliance Developments & Calendar for Private Fund Advisers

Introduction - Registered investment advisers are required to review their policies and procedures on at least an annual basis. As aid to the required review, below is a summary of material developments during the past...more

Tax Newsletter - May/June 2014 (China & Hong Kong)

Editorial Note: Welcome to our redesigned Tax Newsletter. You will notice we have streamlined the publication and will now publish bi-monthly instead of quarterly. For major developments that may be highly...more

Key issues for asset managers in 2014

In this newsletter - U.S.: - Dodd-Frank Act – Designation of asset managers as systemically important financial institutions - Volcker Rule finalised with a more limited application to covered fund activities...more

FATCA – It’s Here, It’s Not Going To Be Delayed And Action May Be Needed By April 25, 2014. Is Your Fund Ready?

FATCA is the new form of 30% U.S. withholding tax that is applied to U.S. source income, such as interest and dividends paid by U.S. companies, starting as early as July 1, 2014 for payments made to non-U.S. entities that are...more

King & Spalding's Measure - The Middle East Quarterly Bulletin - Winter 2013

In This Issue: - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – New Mortgage, Real Estate and Financing Laws - Locally Domiciled Funds in the GCC - Case Study: Jabal Omar, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - New...more

After Months of Anticipation, Final FATCA Regulations Released

BACKGROUND - On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued final regulations implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act...more

Final FATCA Rules Issued by U.S. Treasury Deparment: Future Impact Still Being Considered, But It Will Be Huge for International...

This week, the Treasury Department released the Final Rules for FATCA -- the agency regulations that work to implement and enforce the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act...more

United States Signs Bilateral Agreements to Implement FATCA with Denmark and Mexico

The United States has entered into its second and third bilateral agreements regarding the implementation of FATCA with Denmark and Mexico, respectively. FATCA was enacted in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore...more

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