The Knowledge Group
The Knowledge Group

Joseph Riley, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to Speak at KC’s FATCA for Foreign Bank Registration and Non-US Funds in 2015 Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 27, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Joseph Riley, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FATCA for Foreign Bank Registration and Non-US Funds in 2015 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for February 13, 2015 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit:

About Joseph Riley

Joseph A. Riley is a partner in Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP’s Tax Department. He specializes in the taxation of investment funds, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, hedge funds and offshore funds. His practice includes taxation of securities and derivatives, international tax advising, the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”), tax reporting for investors in investment funds, IRS assistance, and other associated tax issues faced by asset managers.

About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Willkie is an elite international law firm of approximately 600 lawyers located in nine offices in six countries. For more than 125 years, Willkie has represented companies across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries, most notably financial services. The firm is comprised of attorneys who are individually and as a group recognized as some of the world’s foremost subject matter experts in their respective areas of practice.

Event Synopsis:

In this two-hour Live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help bank and tax authorities, financial institutions, investors and trustees better understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of FATCA for Foreign Bank Registration and Non-US Funds. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective tax policy to ensure compliance with banking secrecy laws.

Key topics include:
- Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Final Regulations
- FATCA Requirements and Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA)
- FATCA Implementation and Effects
- FATCA: Benefits and Drawbacks to Foreign Financial Institutions (FFI)
- Latest Overseas Controversies Involving FATCA
- FFI List Search and Download Tool
- Reasonable Penalties and Lawsuits for Non-Compliance

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services