State and Local Taxation: Headline News and Trends (January 2015)
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
State and Local Taxation: Headline News and Trends (CPE/CLE)
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
Hodgson Russ's Tim Noonon on the Groundbreaking New York Residency Tax Case Gaied v. NYS Tax Appeals Tribunal
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Explosion of Tax Credits in 2014
Cross-Border Update on Investing and Doing Business in the United States
Tax Developments Affecting Health Care Organizations and Investor-Owned Hospital Companies
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Selling Privately Held Businesses – Interview with Stephen Gulotta, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's New York Office
Lauryn Hill's Tax Evasion a 'Battle for Survival': Lawyer
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
The new B2C place of supply rules coupled with the new extended Mini One Stop Shop for telecoms, broadcasting and electronic services are soon to launch (1 January 2015). There are already appearing some gaps in the rules and...more
France: French legislation on evening advertising on public channels: should we expect another shift in policy? - The main French public service broadcaster, France Télévisions, is calling for lift of...more
Summer 2014. The living is easy; the Copyright Board is certifying tariffs at a furious pace.
As we noted back in May 2014 (Towards Certainty on Webcasting – Re:Sound Tariff 8 Certified), the Board certified Re:Sound...more
NEW FOR SUPPLIERS OF DIGITAL CONTENT AND INTANGIBLES: DLA PIPER’S GLOBAL VAT GUIDE -
Starting January 1, 2015, EU VAT rules for suppliers of digital content, telecommunications and broadcasting services are changing....more
The telecom industry has traditionally been highly regulated and restricted in terms of foreign investment in China. China tightly controls what types of telecom business including basic telecom services (BTS) and value-added...more
Spanish Supreme Court orders Le Monde to pay damages to Real Madrid and FC Barcelona -
The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC...more
EU VAT CHANGES FOR E-COMMERCE SERVICES -
Australian e-commerce businesses that supply services to European customers need to be aware of important "value added tax" ("VAT") changes that will apply across the European...more
There are a great variety of electronically provided services (“e-services”) and the respective market is rapidly growing. The general definition is that e-services are services which are delivered over the Internet or an...more
In This Issue:
- Mandatory Employment Of Women In Retail Stores In Saudi Arabia: Key points for complying with the new requirements for retailers to employ women in female-oriented stores
- No Logo Required:...more
OSC to hold derivatives reporting seminar.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it will hold a seminar on January 15, 2014, on the reporting requirements under the new Derivatives Trade Repositories and...more
CAYMAN ISLANDS AND US SIGN FATCA AGREEMENT -
The United States and the Cayman Islands have signed a so-called Model 1 intergovernmental agreement.
The IGA is the first step in bring the Cayman fund industry...more
THE CURRENT DISTORTION
The place of supply rules govern where a particular supply takes place, and therefore determine where businesses are obliged to register, collect and remit Value Added Tax (VAT) due on their...more
SPEED READ: From 1 January 2015, the VAT rules regarding place of supply will once again change. EU-based businesses involved in providing electronically supplied services (including telecommunications, broadcasting and other...more
A recent Tax Court case addressed some interesting athlete and treaty issues. The Court ended up siding with the golfer on some, but not all, of the golfer's positions....more
Taxpayers that have implemented cross-border tower financing structures and that have claimed a Canadian tax deduction for any U.S. taxes paid should revisit their structures carefully in light of the Tax Court of Canada’s...more
In This Issue:
Increased Antitrust Scrutiny of Non-Reportable or Closed Transactions; Minimising Exposure: Understanding the Risk of Bribery in China; and Are Our Tax Systems Fit for Purpose?
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