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Peter A. Cotorceanu, Esq

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Of Counsel
Anaford Attorneys at Law

Peter Cotorceanu is Of Counsel to Anaford Attorneys at Law in Zurich. Peter is also CEO and Founder of GATCA & Trusts Compliance Associates LLC (G&TCA) and creator of the website www.gatcaandtrusts.com. The website is tailored specifically to the fiduciary industry and to those who interact with the fiduciary industry, such as bankers and advisors. Its sole aim is to assist with the implementation of FATCA and CRS. 

Peter specialises in FATCA and CRS compliance and U.S. tax and cross-border issues. Before returning to private practice in 2014, Peter worked for UBS in Zurich as Head of Wealth Structuring for UHNW clients and Head of Product Management for Trusts and Foundations. In the latter role, Peter was responsible for implementing FATCA for UBS’s trust companies in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Jersey, and Singapore. Prior to working for UBS, Peter worked as an attorney at Baker & McKenzie’s Zurich office. Peter was also a law professor, both full-time and part-time, for several years in the U.S. He is an attorney licenced in Maryland and Virginia and before the U.S. Tax Court. Peter is also a New Zealand barrister and solicitor. All of Peter’s law licences are active.