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AFRICA - A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion: South Africa

1 .What role does the government of South Africa play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? South Africa is a constitutional democracy and an active member of the international investment community. It...more

Tax break for infrastructure projects

by DLA Piper on

To implement the G20/OECD base erosion and profit shifting project, the 2016 Budget announced measures limiting tax deductions that companies can claim from their interest expenses (read DLA Piper's earlier client alert on...more

This Week In Securities Litigation

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The SEC filed three actions following-up on its settled proceeding against Oppenheimer for selling millions of shares of unregistered penny stocks. Each individual settled with the agency. In addition, the Commission brought...more

Reed Smith's Government Contracts Weekly Rundown - April 2015 #4

by Reed Smith on

Here is a rundown of last week’s top developments related to government contracts to get you back on track and ready for this week....more

Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation - June 2013

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this issue: - Supreme Court Holds in Favor of PPL in UK Windfall Profits Case - US District Court Rejects Talley and Permits a Business Expense Deduction for Part of Double Damages Payment Under the False...more

Terrorism and Taxes - Proposed FAR Rule Imposes 2% Tax on Foreign Offers to Fund 9/11 Relief Fund

On January 2, 2011, the President signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-347, which set up a relief fund for victims, first responders, and construction workers who were injured in...more

Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund Law

by Oserogho & Associates on

The Nigerian Government has passed into law the Sovereign Investment Authority (Establishment, Etc.) Act 2011 to among other things establish a Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority. This Authority is charged to receive,...more

New Excise Tax on Certain Foreign Contractors

by King & Spalding on

Section 5000C of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) was added by the James Zadroga 9-11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (the Act) on January 2, 2011. This new provision imposes a 2 percent excise tax on “Federal...more

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