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FATCA - Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act - New reporting regime created through the HIRE Act that requires withholding on certain US source investment income if certain account holder information is not provided to the IRS.
FFI - Foreign Financial Institution - Generally includes banks and investment funds that are domiciled outside of the United States.
GIIN - Global Intermediary Identification Number - An identification number issued to FFIs that have entered into an information sharing agreement with the IRS.