FATCA Essentials: Context and Overview

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This module will give you a high level understanding of FATCA and how it helps to detect and deter tax evasion.


This course is suitable for anyone who works in a financial institution with a basic understanding of anti-money laundering.


Kirsty Pitkin
TConsult Ltd

Learning Outcomes

This module will help you to:

  1. Understand how FATCA helps to detect and deter tax evasion by Americans
  2. Learn the legal basis for FATCA,
  3. Understand how FATCA is enforced overseas, including the role of Intergovernmental Agreements and the FFI Agreement
  4. Learn who is in scope for FATCA


Pass mark: 80%
Maximum 3 attempts

Estimated Time

30 minutes