March 4

Enforce Canadian Law, Not FATCA

NOTE: The following commentary appeared in the Toronto Star online on March 3, 2014, and in the print edition on March 4, 2014. Below is the text as submitted, including source links that do not appear in the published version. Canadian visitors to Washington sometimes wonder why their embassy stands at the foot of Capitol Hill. The answer? To be close to where Canada’s laws are made. Case in point, on February 5 Jim Flaherty's Finance Ministry announced a so-called “intergovernment...

 

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew from Congressman Bill Posey

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