updated 7:53 PM CET, Dec 17, 2018

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George Holding TTFI bill ‘now set for 2019 vote’

Legislation that its proponents have said would significantly improve the lot of America’s 5.1 million to 9 million expatriates – which had been expected to appear before the end of the year, after failing to materialize in September – is now unlikely to be presented to the House of Representatives…
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Glimmer of hope seen in IRS proposal to tweak FATCA regs

After more than eight years of lobbying Congress and the White House, opponents of the 2010 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act are cautiously welcoming news that the Internal Revenue Service has issued a proposal to make major changes in that legislation and certain other reporting requirements that have made life…

AmCham China to add chapter in Shandong province

The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China has announced that it’s to establish a fifth chapter in the country, in Shandong province, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the region's Commerce Department.
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Hong Kong tops new ranking of most resi properties sold for US$25m-plus

Hong Kong saw the greatest number of sales of ultra-prime residences costing more than US$25m (£22.1m, £19.9m) in the year to the end of August, according to a first-ever assessment of this market by Knight Frank. New York and London ranked in second and third place respectively, the London-based property…
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