During the meeting of the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament of 10 November 2020 a petition regarding FATCA will be discussed (item 18).
Documents regarding the subject:
- Letter by the European Commission of 20 Februari 2020
- Letter of 7 January 2020 by the representative of Finland to the PETI committee.
- Letter of 3 December 2019 by the General Secretariat of the Council to the US Treasury.
- Summary of the petition of 31 January 2019, in Dutch.
Further information here. The session will be webstreamed.
Addition 10 November 2020
Sweden is denying its citizens financial human rights:
I literally can never retire. I don’t qualify for a US bank account and no Swedish bank will allow even a dual citizen to open one. So my Swedish-born daughter also can’t have any financial future
— Jane Ride of Frankenstein Ruffino (@janeruffino) November 9, 2020
Addition 11 November 2020
A recording of the meeting can be viewed here. The item on FATCA had a duration of about 35 minutes, starts around 17:44 nr and runs until 18:20 hr. Read this article on the meeting.
The lawyer of the petitioner, Mr. Noseda, on his website published a letter he sent on 10 November 2020 to the Chair of the PETI committee, that he summarizes as follows:
This letter summarises some of the issues that were addressed during the public hearing before the European Parliament’s Petition Committee (PETI) which has been conducting an investigation into the data protection implications of FATCA.