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Crawford vs the US Treasury: FATCA Lawsuit Dismissed

On August 18, 2017, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the Crawford vs the US Treasury case challenging FATCA, affirming the district court's judgment that all of the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue as "none of these alleged harms are injuries that are fairly traceable to FATCA."

The full text of the judgment is available here

This is disappointing news. But AARO will continue discussions with both Congress and government agencies regarding how to remedy the negative consequences of FATCA. We also continue to work closely with other organizations in our advocacy efforts in Washington.

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