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  1. Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)
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    Resource Type: Organization
  2. Canadian Bankers Association
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    Resource Type: Organization
  3. IFIC Requests Changes to Proposed FATCA Regulations
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) has responded to a request for submissions by the U.S. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the proposed regulations relating to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
  4. IRS seizes hundreds of perfectly legal bank accounts, refuses to give money back
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Internal Revenue Service has been seizing bank accounts belonging to small businesses and individuals who regularly made deposits of less than $10,000, but broke no laws. And the government is refusing to return all the money taken. The practice - called civil asset forfeiture - allows IRS agents to seize property they suspect of being tied to a crime, even if no charges are filed, and their agency is allowed to keep a share of whatever is forfeited.
  5. The Morality Police in Your Checking Account: Chase Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Adult Entertainers
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    In the latest example of a troubling trend in which companies play the role of law enforcement and moral police, Chase Bank has shut down the personal bank accounts of hundreds of adult entertainers.
  6. 100,000 Clients, $100 Billion: The Swiss Leaks Data
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The files at the foundation of the Swiss Leaks project are based on data secreted away by Hervé Falciani, a former HSBC employee-turned-whistleblower. He turned the data over to the French government in 2008 and its tax authority launched an investigation.
  7. 60 Minutes: Stolen Data Shakes Swiss Banking to its Core
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2015
    60 Minutes' Bill Whitaker investigates the biggest leak in Swiss banking history and examines HSBC's business dealings with a collection of international outlaws.
  8. Why Do Banks Really Want Our Deposits?
    Hint: It's Not to Finance Loans

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books.

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