The privacy risks of cross border investing
What can unite the UK and Russia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and Pakistan and India? The answer, as all nerds know, is not football but tax, specifically the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), according to Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth partner Alex Ruffel and solicitor Luke Micallef-Trigona.
Spanish tax inquiries triggered by common reporting standard
It is only “a matter of time” before an innocent international client is accidentally snared by the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), according to a European tax adviser with clients who have received tax investigation notifications.
Common Reporting Standard’s conflict with data human rights
The intrusive Common Reporting Standard will only be curbed if someone is prepared to sacrifice their own privacy in a test case to assert the right to privacy for everyone, according to a partner at British law firm Mishcon de Reya.