Financial accounts in foreign financial institutions.
Any stock or securities issued by foreign corporations or entities, any interest in a foreign partnership, trust or estate, as well as any financial instrument or contract issued by a foreign person, and foreign pension plans and deferred compensation arrangements (but not foreign social security). You are not, however, required to report foreign assets (1) if the assets are held in a U.S. brokerage account; (2) if you are required to disclose the asset on certain other tax form such as Form 3520 or Form 5471; or (3) if such assets (other than stock) are used in your trade or business.
The information provided herein is not intended as legal, accounting, financial or any type of advice for any specific individual or other entity. You should contact an appropriate professional for any such advice.