Expert’s inside view of FATCA

Gordon Wilson, PwC in the Isle of Man

Gordon Wilson, PwC in the Isle of Man

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PwC ADVISORY director Gordon Wilson is to delve into the controversies surrounding FATCA - the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

Mr Wilson is to feature at the final event of a series of three ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) events supported by PwC.

The event on Wednesday, April 18, will be a presentation titled ‘FATCA - For All Trust & Corporate Advisors.’

Mr Wilson is a director in the advisory practice and deals with a wide range of activities, working with both corporate and private equity clients on acquisitions, divestments, strategic alliances and fundraisings.

He is a licensed insolvency practitioner and has significant experience in the liquidation of both financial and non-financial services entities, including cross jurisdictional work.

He also provides due diligence and advisory services and has significant experience in acquisition strategy, financial and vendor due diligence, market analysis, transaction structuring and related advisory services.

Mr Wilson advises clients on the implications of regulatory change and delivers training in several areas including anti-money laundering and ethics.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.

Gillian Prestwich, ICSA IoM chairman said: ‘The first two PwC-supported events were very well received and we’re anticipating Gordon’s presentation will be similarly popular.

‘The financial support is also much appreciated and we’re sure members and non-members will be interested to learn more about the effects of FATCA for the island.’

The presentation will start at 6pm for 6.15pm at the Shearwater Suite, Best Western Palace Hotel, Casino, Douglas.

Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.

For booking (please confirm member/non-member) and for further information about events or if you would like to be included on our emailing list then please contact

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