Are you compliant with the FATCA and CRS obligations?
This seminar will cover all the basics Financial Institutions need to know about FATCA and CRS reporting regimes. It will give an overview of the FATCA and CRS main issues faced in practice. In addition, this practical workshop will also cover the recent changes to the Maltese legislation and guidelines in relation to these tax reporting regimes.
Financial Institutions, Accountants and Corporate Service Providers
As a result of the session, Financial Institutions would be able to understand their FATCA and CRS obligations and the new updates to the FATCA and CRS unified guidelines. Participants will have the opportunity to put forth questions both before and during the live session.
Time: 09:00 – 10.15
Venue: Live online session – details of how to join the meeting will be sent once registration is complete
CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 1 hour of structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.
Introduction by Juanita Brockdorff– Partner, Tax Services, KPMG Malta
Since joining KPMG in 2002, Juanita has worked in corporate taxation, providing advice to multinationals seeking assistance in tax matters and related planning. Her work covers both international and domestic tax issues, extending to direct and indirect taxation. She has advised a wide variety of multinationals especially in financial services industry, namely, asset managers, banks, and insurance underwriters. Juanita has also delivered restructuring advice to gaming clients. She leads the Tax Committee at the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, providing feedback on proposed legislation, including on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, to government authorities. In addition she has assisted clients with effective global tax solutioning, including mergers and acquisitions and advised on access to tax treaties, foreign tax credits, financing and efficient repatriation. She leads the automatic exchange of information service line. Juanita is particularly interested in the EU’s impact on tax matters and has acted as advisor to the Government on various tax-related EU law issues. Juanita regularly delivers presentations on topical tax issues at both local and international fora and has published articles in various international tax journals and reviews. Juanita is a highly-respected specialist in her field, is a member of the International Fiscal Association, and is recognised by Expert Guides and ranked as a Band 1 practitioner of note by Chambers and Partners, where she is highly rated for her “expertise and drive“ and as one who “advises a raft of impressive clients on both direct and indirect taxation mandates. She is particularly noted for her work on behalf of leading multinationals.”
Luisa Gauci – Manager, International Tax Advisory, KPMG Malta
Luisa is an Assistant Manager at KPMG. Luisa is an accountant by profession having joined KPMG in 2015 after concluding the Masters in Accountancy Degree in Malta. Luisa has also completed her studies in Domestic and International Taxation and is in possession of the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT).
Luisa is involved in the provision of domestic and international tax compliance and advisory services. Luisa has been actively involved in developing the FATCA / CRS service offering of KPMG. Her work extends to developing and reviewing FATCA / CRS policy and on-boarding documentation of financial services companies, both local and international with a presence in Malta.
Maria Dolores Vella – Assistant Advisor, Corporate Tax Compliance, KPMG Malta
Maria joined KPMG on a full-time basis in July 2020, having obtained a Masters in Accountancy Degree with Distinction at the University of Malta.
Maria assists clients in complying with income tax regulations and also forms part of the international advisory services team at KPMG, specialising on FATCA / CRS service offerings. This involves advising clients on the reporting obligations and compliance matters brought by the Automatic Exchange of Information laws introduced in Malta.
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- Guided Learning 1 Hour
- Language English
- Assessments Not Applicable