Mayer Brown

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International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 8

Categories:Business Tax

UK implementation of FATCA

The US government enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) on 18 March 2010. FATCA generally imposes significant due diligence, information reporting and control burdens on a range of non-US financial intermediaries and investment entities. On 12 September 2012, the US Treasury Department announced its first inter-governmental agreement, an inter-governmental agreement between the UK and US governments.

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201 Bishopsgate

Firmwide revenue 2011 ($m): 2,313
Total lawyers: 1,523
No. of lawyers: 234
Offices: 8
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 309