Corruption Risk in the Defense Sector
Why You Should Have a White Collar Litigator on Speed Dial
Big Data: A Good Return on Investment for Your Business?
A Front-Line Interview on "the Currency of Impact" with Author Dorie Clark
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 198-Leona Lewis on her new podcast, the Masters of Disaster
Cyber Caremark: Protecting Your Board from Shareholder Derivative Litigation After a Data Loss Event
Why We Say Yes to Corruption
What will happen at my mediation?
How Ethical Behaviors Can "All Go So Wrong."
Information-sharing legislation is coming: Senator Chambliss shares 4 top points for companies
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 190-Interview with Vivian Carpenter, author of The Fifth Letter
Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 189-Compliance Evangelist
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
What is a hostile work environment?
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
On September 15, the Internal Revenue Service published final regulations revising examples related to the application of the controlled group rules to regulated investment companies (RIC) and how the controlled group rules...more
Treasury and IRS announce that certain “cash rich” and REIT/RIC conversion spin-offs are under study and are added to the “no rule” list.
On September 14, 2015, the United States Treasury Department (the Treasury) and...more
The North Carolina General Assembly passed two significant pieces of legislation affecting corporate activity, expansion and new investment in North Carolina.
First, the General Assembly passed the state budget...more
NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 10 percent. Rate of the one-time deemed repatriation tax on U.S. multinationals’ foreign earnings under GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax plan released Sept. 28. The revenue raised through...more
One of the most important factors to consider in any business succession plan is the timing of the transition of ownership. Whether a sale or a gift (or combination of the two), no transition should occur before the next...more
We are proud to present the next edition of our “Tax Review” which contains a selection of rulings and interpretations that had been issued or published in August 2015. We hope you will find the information provided here...more
SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Makes Recommendations -
On September 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (Advisory...more
Executive Summary -
Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now published its response to the U.K. Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Anson v HMRC. The response confirms that HMRC will continue its existing practice...more
On September 21, the United States Tax Court held in favor of the taxpayer in R.V.I. Guaranty Co., Ltd. and Subsidiaries v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 9 (2015). The court concluded that the residual value insurance policies...more
The joint venture is a vehicle for the development of a business opportunity by two or more entities acting together, and will exist if the parties have: (1) a community of interest in the venture, (2) an agreement to share...more
In issuing IRS Notice 2015-59 and Rev. Proc. 2015-43 last week, the IRS intentionally created significant market uncertainty about the viability of “PropCo/OpCo” spin-offs as part of the PropCo’s REIT conversion (e.g., where...more
Largely inspired by the Anglo-Saxon limited partnership regimes, the special limited partnership (SLP) has been designed to bolster Luxembourg’s position as the main alternative investment fund structuring hub in the EU at a...more
This Guide provides non-Canadians with an introduction to the laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in Canada and, in particular, in the province of Ontario. In some cases, this Guide also identifies issues...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is the central administrative body that oversees all investment...more
Today, the Dutch Ministry of Finance published its Tax Plan 2016. In fact, the government sent six separate Bills to Parliament (one on 11 September and the other five on 15 September). Hereinafter we will refer to these six...more
On September 14th, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2015 43 (the “Rev. Proc.”) announcing new “no-rule” areas with respect to spin offs involving substantial amounts of investment assets, small amounts of active trade or business...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF THAILAND PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Thai government regulates foreign direct investment by requiring foreign investors to obtain approval from the...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF TAIWAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Three types of Taiwan government approval requirements may be relevant to direct foreign investment in Taiwan:
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Regulation of foreign investment in Malaysia is done both through legislation as well as governmental policies....more
One of the first actions you will take with your startup is to organize your company a separate legal entity to protect yourself from personal liability for the company’s debts. In the tech startup context, you’ll typically...more
Earlier this month, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) approved Statement No. 77, Tax Abatement Disclosures, which requires state and local governments to report on foregone revenue from tax abatement...more
We are proud to present the next edition of our “Tax Review” which contains a selection of rulings and interpretations that had been issued or published in July 2015. We hope you will find the information provided here...more
Welcome to DLA Piper’s Pensions News publication in which we report on developments in pension legislation, guidance and case law, as well as keeping you up to speed on what to look out for in the coming months.
Improvement of the e-management system for value added tax -
The Law of Ukraine “On Amending the Tax Code of Ukraine on improving the management of value added tax” No. 643 was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on...more
This webinar addresses the requirements for 1031 Exchanges, the various types of 1031 Exchanges, and issues involving 1031 Exchanges in partnerships, limited liability companies and tenant-in-common situations.
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