Canadians anti-FATCA fight in court will be further appealed

Pedro Gonçalves
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The case of two US-born Canadians against the Canadian government for  its role in enabling the US to come after them by agreeing to enforce FATCA ended earlier this month in Vancouver. As both sides await a verdict , once thing is certain: an appeal will ultimately follow, "no matter who wins." The plaintiffs claim Canada's intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) with the US, in which it undertook to implement the provisions of FATCA against Canadian residents, are a breach of its constitutio...

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