2. You have an interest in specified foreign financial assets required to be reported.
A specified foreign financial asset is:
Any financial account maintained by a foreign financial institution, except as indicated above
Other foreign financial assets held for investment that are not in an account maintained by a US or foreign financial institution, namely:
Stock or securities issued by someone other than a U.S. person
Any interest in a foreign entity, and
Any financial instrument or contract that has as an issuer or counterparty that is other than a U.S. person.
Refer to the Form 8938 instructions for more information on the definition of a specified foreign financial assets and when you have an interest in such an asset.