FATCA is a U.S. regulatory act that was enacted in 2010 by the U.S. Congress to target non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA generally requires that foreign financial institutions and certain other non-financial foreign entities report on the foreign assets held by their U.S. account holders or be subject to withholding on withholdable payments.
The Bank has registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a Participating Financial Institution not covered by an IGA. Its Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN) is F50PGN.00007.ME.643. For more information please refer to FATCA Self-Certification Form W-8BEN-E.
The Bank certifies that it is a financial institution under the CRS.