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Digital Single Market: “DSM in 5 minutes” – Brochure

by Hogan Lovells on

In this brand-new publication, our pan-European DSM Taskforce helps you plan for the changes by providing an overview of the Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy; what the key legislative measures will bring about and...more

US: Amazon wins tax dispute over cross-border IP transfer, but favorable tax treatment may no longer be available

by Hogan Lovells on

Earlier this year in Amazon v. Commissioner, 148 T.C. No. 8 (March 23, 2017), the U.S. Tax Court issued a 207-page decision largely upholding Amazon’s tax treatment of an intellectual property transfer in 2005 and 2006 from...more

Law à la Mode: Special Edition - INTA 2017

by DLA Piper on

The Belgian editorial team is delighted to bring you this special edition of Law a` la Mode, marking the 139th INTA Annual Meeting in Barcelona. Just some of the focuses for this special edition include the dangers of...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - April 14th, 2017

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending April 14, 2017 is below. Additional details regarding last week’s long-awaited report on online travel by the European Commission are featured in this week’s...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

China’s infamous shadow banking industry—an $8.5 trillion marketplace that’s sprung up in reaction to the government’s “campaign against financial leverage”—is back and bigger than ever these days....more

TTB Changes Under the Fall Edition of the Unified Agenda

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On December 23rd, 2016 the federal government published its Fall edition of the “Unified Agenda” – a bi-annual compilation of all ongoing federal rulemaking projects. Attached is a copy of the TTB detail from this latest...more

Law à la Mode: Brexit and the fashion industry; US Tariff Act; Hong Kong real estate; and more - Issue 21

by DLA Piper on

The Australian editorial team is delighted to bring you the 21st edition of Law à la Mode, the legal magazine produced by DLA Piper’s Fashion, Retail and Design Group for distribution to clients and contacts of the firm...more

Your daily dose of financial news - The Brief – 8.31.16

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Continual rejections worked for Hershey in fending off Mondelez’s takeover bid. The Deal Professor thinks that Tronc faces considerable risks in following the same strategy with Gannett’s repeated overtures....more

New rules for vat taxation of e-commerce services in Russia

by DLA Piper on

On 3 July 2016 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law No. 244-FZ introducing rules for VAT taxation of e-commerce services in Russia (Law)....more

Florida Supreme Court: Origin Sourcing for Sales Tax is Constitutional

by Reed Smith on

The Florida Supreme Court upheld the imposition of a sales tax obligation on an in-state florist for all of its worldwide sales regardless of delivery destination. This “origin sourcing” method of determining transactions...more

Clampdown on VAT avoidance on sales of goods through online marketplaces

by DLA Piper on

The Chancellor has announced a package of measures to give HMRC stronger powers to collect VAT from overseas businesses who sell goods online to UK customers. Failure to pay VAT in these circumstances is estimated to have...more

Adoption of the ‘Trade Mark Package’ and practical implications

by Reed Smith on

On 23 March 2016, the European Union Trade Mark Regulation (dated 16 December 2015) comes into force. As part of the package of changes introduced by the Regulation, the ‘Community trademark’ will change its name to the...more

IP, IT and mass communications. Major Russian Legislation Changes for 2015 - Our traditional overview of the most important...

by Dentons on

New songs on the main - Most of 2015 was spent anticipating the entry into force of RF Federal Law ? 242-FZ dated 21.07.2014 “On the Amendment of Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Clarifying the...more

TTB Publishes Projected Regulatory Agenda as Part of Government’s Unified Agenda

by McDermott Will & Emery on

As it does twice per year, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) recently published its projected Regulatory Agenda as part of the federal government’s “Unified Agenda.” Links to the U.S. Department of...more

Dubai launches new design and e-commerce hubs

by Dentons on

A cornerstone of Dubai's success in attracting businesses and encouraging growth across a diverse range of sectors has been the continued establishment of free zones. These special economic zones offer business-friendly...more

Abu Dhabi is 30 Per Cent More Attractive - Film Commission offers unique rebate to international production companies

by Dentons on

The UAE is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to encourage business growth across the Emirates. Film and TV production is one of the diverse range of areas in which the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has actively looked to...more

Cuba Today

by Cozen O'Connor on

One week ago, I visited Cuba with a delegation from the American Bar Association’s International Law Section. During our visit, we met with government officials, attorneys, law professors, foreign businessmen, journalists...more

Google link tax in Italy after Spain?

by DLA Piper on

Google link tax might be reproduced in Italy after the negative experience that led to the shutting down of Google News in Spain as a consequence of the approval of a similar law....more

2015: A New Agenda for Europe

by K&L Gates LLP on

Every year, the European Commission (the Commission) adopts a plan of action for the next 12 months. The Work Programme for 2015 is the first one to be presented by the Juncker Commission. It translates into concrete actions...more

The new Italian patent box is also a trademark & design box

by DLA Piper on

In November 2014 we said that the Italian patent box is also a copyright box. The patent box regime, adopted at the end of last year with the 2015 Financial Bill, was recently modified by the so called “Investment Compact...more

Important royalty withholding tax decision

by DLA Piper on

The taxpayer, Seven Network Limited, has won a recent decision (22 December 2014) in the Australian Federal Court, Seven Network Limited v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (2014) FCA1411, which is significant to all...more

GLOBAL: Main takeaways from our “Global TV Production and Co-Production incentives webinar”

by DLA Piper on

The TV industry is a global business set to be worth more than $400BN by 2020, with predicted year-on-year growth of 4.7%. As incentive programs are becoming increasingly important across the industry, we hosted a “TV...more

Tax Challenges Raised by the Digital Economy

by K&L Gates LLP on

On September 16, 2014, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) released a report on Action 1 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (also known as the “BEPS” project) titled...more

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: The Australian Perspective

by K&L Gates LLP on

In July 2013, the G20 Finance Ministers, including Australia, fully endorsed the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Action Plan. As a result of the Action Plan, the Australian government encouraged a new commitment to...more

The Lame Duck Has Arrived: What To Expect

by Mintz Levin - ML Strategies on

In the great tradition of American democracy dating back to the election of the First Congress in 1778, voters cast their ballots last week, giving the Republican Party control of the upcoming 114th Congress. In a...more

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