Conor Crowley, Managing Director, Vizor Software to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast
New York, NY, April 08, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Conor Crowley, Managing Director, Vizor Software will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “FATCA for Government Agencies: What You Need to Know in 2015 Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on June 30, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET).
In an effort to increase tax compliance and head off potential tax evasion activities of U.S. citizens abroad, the 111th United States Congress has enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on March 18, 2010. It requires foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) the information on the financial assets held by U.S. persons overseas. A number of countries such as Canada, France, and Japan have signed intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) with the U.S. to strengthen the implementation and compliance of the countries’ respective financial institutions.
This continuous advancement of FATCA as a standard business procedure poses a critical need for Governments and tax authorities to establish robust practices that will ensure risk mitigation and compliance management. They must integrate a comprehensive solution that will address various FATCA legal and data complexity issues which are expected to arise if they want to succeed in implementing FATCA. It is significant they develop forceful solution selection process to maximize opportunities FATCA Solution market offers.
In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help Governments and tax authorities understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of FATCA implementation as well as related issues. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective FATCA Solution Selection Process.
Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:
• FATCA – An Overview
• Effective FATCA Solution for Reporting and Compliance
• Legal and Data Issues Expected to Arise
• Government and Tax Authority Requirements
• What the Market Offers
About Conor Crowley
Bringing extensive experience in the IT sector, Conor joined Vizor as a founding member in 2000 and has been the creative force behind Vizor Software ever since. In his capacity as Managing Director, Conor is responsible for the design and architecture of the product, and has led the R&D teams through to the realization of Vizor Software as an enterprise-class regulatory system. Conor also works extensively with customers to design innovative solutions on large-scale projects and is responsible for incorporating customer feedback into product innovation cycles. Conor holds a degree in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin.
About Vizor Software
Vizor Software http://vizorsoftware.com/ Since 2000 Vizor Software has been the standard for financial regulatory technology. Leading the way in regulatory supervision software, Vizor is trusted by Central Banks and Financial Regulators from around the globe for the collection and validation of highly complex data from Financial Institutions. Serving the needs of financial regulators in more than 20 countries, Vizor is a trusted partner of large consulting firms and leading XBRL toolset providers. Employing a collaborative, agile approach to implementing regulatory solutions, Vizor simplifies and strengthens financial regulation systems. To learn more about how Vizor Software, please contact us, visit our webpage or follow Vizor on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.