Here is Victoria’s assessment of the Model 1 IGA with France.
And here is Victoria’s assessment of the Model 2 IGA with Japan.
As for Canada? Flaherty’s office continues to use the “S” word (Soon). Just yesterday, one of his staff again told me me we should know “soon” the results of the negotiations with US. I pointed out to him that Flaherty has been saying “soon” for 27 months.
This may be why we don’t know more. The real plan is Canada is set to merge with US to become United States of Americanada. The good news should be if we are one country, our accounts that are in banks down the street from us will no longer be “offshore” or “foreign.”
But, wait! IRS isn’t ready for FATCA!
So, could a Republicans Abroad proposed resolution to repeal FATCA succeed at the Republican National Convention and then proceed on to Congress?