Some of you are familiar with attorney Hale Sheppard who has written extensively on FBAR issues. Renounceuscitizenship has provided links to his past writing at Looking for Mr. FBAR – In Search of FBAR fullfilment and Consciousness, which is an excellent post that provides history and back ground for the FBAR. In his post, he refers to Hale Sheppard as the FBAR Scholar for his 2006 work EVOLUTION OF THE FBAR: WHERE WE WERE, WHERE WE ARE, AND WHY IT MATTERS If you are still somewhat hazy on this history, and especially if you are going through the OVDI, this is required reading.
I bring this up as an introduction to Hale, as I recently came across some of his writing from 2008 about the Canadian RRSP. Continue reading