Jersey Legislature Amends CRS Regulations to Update Participating Jurisdictions

Tom Hospod
August 1, 2017

The government of Jersey has published amendments to its previously enacted CRS regulations. The amendments relate to Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 of the regulations, which list the early adopter participating jurisdictions and the late adopter participating jurisdictions, respectively. The lists have been revised to reflect the current official OECD list of jurisdictions that have committed to the automatic exchange of account information under CRS.

As a “wider approach” country, Jersey will require its Financial Institutions to perform due diligence for account holders from all jurisdictions.

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Tom Hospod

Tom Hospod is a Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Tom focuses om Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting, Tax Withholding, and Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). Prior to Sovos, Tom worked as a legislative aide in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Tom is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Boston College and his J.D. from the University of Miami.
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