FATCA and CRS Impact for VC and PE Industries

August 29, 2019 August 29, 2019
3:00PM - 5:00PM IHS Markit . 8 Marina View #12-01 Asia Square Tower 1 Singapore 018960

Beginning with U.S. FATCA in 2014 and more recently, the OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS) in 2016, financial institutions are now required to collect additional documentation, perform enhanced investor due diligence and annual reporting exercises to local and foreign tax authorities. Join us at the FATCA and CRS roundtable to understand how this impacts your firm.

3:00pm       Registration
3:15pm       Overview of FATCA and CRS
                      - Investor Onboarding Requirements
                      - Reporting Requirements
                      - Who Does What?
                      - Impact to VC and PE Industries
                      - Future Evolving Regulations
4:45pm       Networking Tea Break


Michael Muncaster
Executive Director, IHS Markit

Michael Muncaster is an Executive Director with IHS Markit and has specialised in banking and financial services for the past 15 years, working with banks and financial institutions in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, UK and Europe. Mr Muncaster’s areas of focus include FATCA, CRS, QI reviews and remediation, mergers and acquisitions, structuring, advising on the taxation of financial arrangements including foreign exchange transactions and capital instruments, as well as the audit of taxation and tax reporting.
Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr Muncaster was with PwC Singapore. Australia and UK. Mr Muncaster has worked extensively with financial institutions in both Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong on the implementation of FATCA and CRS programs and has extensive experience in conducting QI reviews.

Christina McNamara
Associate Director, IHS Markit

Christina McNamara is an Associate Director with IHS Markit. Ms McNamara has extensive experience working with global, regional and local financial institutions on their U.S. tax, including FATCA and QI, and OECD CRS compliance initiatives, specialising in implementation in Asia. Ms McNamara has led regional FATCA and CRS implementation and remediation projects for global banks with operations in Asia Pacific and is a regular speaker at various industry events on CRS in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia. She has also engaged in regional consultations held by regulators and industry bodies on regulations and guidance material relating to AEOI. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ms McNamara was a member of the FATCA / CRS team at PwC Singapore where she advised clients by providing services including, but not limited to policies and procedures, tax technical implementation support, gap analysis and readiness assessments, and staff training sessions.


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