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Arbitration - An Alternative to Litigation for Dispute Resolution
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
n what circumstances can a party obtain a large lump-sum cost award after a favourable Tax Court decision?
That was the question considered by the Tax Court in Velcro Canada Inc. v. The Queen (2012 TCC 273), in which the...more
It is trite law that one of the main purposes of tax treaties is to prevent double taxation of the same income. In Canada this principle has often been treated with a grain of salt since Canadian domestic rules do not bar...more
Italian tax authorities have become increasingly involved in mutual agreement procedures (MAPs) with foreign competent authorities in order to avoid double taxation, mostly as a result of an approach to transfer pricing...more
Originally published in the July-August 2012 issue of the Financial Fraud Law Report.
Lawyer Michael Diaz, Jr., Says Financial Fraud Victims May Benefit from Swiss Bank’s Disclosures
Swiss banking giant UBS’...more
Reuters recently reported a study showing that corporations face very long odds in tax appeals heard by the United States Supreme Court. There were 919 income tax cases in the Supreme Court of the United States from 1909 to...more
In This Issue:
A monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in UK Employment Law.
Case Update - 1
News Update - 4
Excerpt from Case Update:
TEAM MOVES AND SPRINGBOARD INJUNCTIONS
In the recent case...more
Lehman Plan Becomes Effective; Distributions to Begin April 17
On March 6, 2012, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its affiliated debtors announced that their Modified Third Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan, which had been...more
The IRS is investigating 11 Swiss banks (including Credit Suisse Group) suspected of helping wealthy American account holders hide taxable income in their offshore accounts. As a result, US and Swiss authorities are said to...more
Last week, the California Court of Appeal in Apple Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board rejected Apple's claim for preferential ordering for dividends paid by foreign subsidiaries. The court did, however, conclude that Apple was...more
In This Issue:
- 01 U.S.-Colombian Accord On Labor Issues And U.S.-Panamanian Accord On Tax Information Open Way For Congressional Action On Three FTAs; Timing And Legislative Process Still Uncertain
- 02 Federal...more
Implications for Companies with International Trade Interests
Following calls by world leaders at the G20 and APEC meetings in November to conclude the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations by the end of 2011,...more
IN THIS ISSUE: Roam If You Want To: MTSA’s Application to Foreign Roaming; California Court of Appeal Addresses Proper Remedy for Taxpayers Claiming Dividends Received Deduction, Application of Post-Amnesty Penalties;...more
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