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When Apple Inc., disclosed that it has not paid any corporate income tax over the past 4 years, it got the government’s attention. Hailed before the Senate, Apple is confident in their tax position because, it is legal. ...more
In this presentation:
- Trademark/Brand Strategy and Protection
- U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Anti-Corruption
- Cross-Border Tax Planning and Compliance
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- Oil & Gas Litigation: New Decision May Impede Fracking on Federal Land
- Intellectual Property: Non-Practicing Entities (Patent Trolls) Target Oil and Gas...more
McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to offer “Distribution in China – Legal Issues*,” a one-stop resource covering distribution in China, including:
The business models and legal structures most commonly used for...more
From 1 April 2013, UK companies will be able to elect into a new regime that applies a lower rate of corporation tax to profits from qualifying intellectual property (IP) rights. The relief will be phased in, culminating on...more
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its judgment in The Queen v Glaxo Smith Kline Inc.,1 (Glaxo), which is the Court's first pronouncement on Canada's transfer pricing rules. Transfer pricing involves the allocation...more
Taxpayers and their advisors should be aware of a significant new development concerning the appropriate withholding tax rate on the payment of cross-border interest, royalties and dividends....more
Given our healthy economy, a robust retail market and proximity to the United States, Canada is an increasingly attractive destination for U.S. retail investment. Entering the Canadian retail market can be smooth and...more
Editors’ Note -
In today’s global economy, a growing international focus is changing the political, economic, employment and labor landscape. Some US multinationals are expanding their workforces around the globe, and...more
In Notice 2012-39 (the “Notice”), the IRS issued guidance announcing its intention to issue regulations with respect to certain transfers of intangible property by a U.S. corporation to a foreign corporation in a...more
In This Issue:
- The International Trade Commission: A Powerful Alternative for Patent Holders:
What does a patent holder do when component parts that infringe one or more of its patents are imported into the...more
Table of Contents:
- Forms of Entity.... 1
- Establishing A Business...2
- Specific Form of Doing Business In Poland-Direct Sales...4
- Dispute Resolution Mechanism... 5
- Labor Matters and...more
Beginning on 1 April 2013, the UK Government will reduce the rate of corporation tax payable in the UK on profits arising from patents and some other forms of intellectual property (“IP”). The reduced tax rate implemented by...more
License companies are treated favourably in the Netherlands. In fact, it can be argued that the Netherlands is the world’s best jurisdiction to establish license companies. By virtue of the Netherlands’ extensive...more
Two items of note relating to the issue of international treaty co-productions which I believe indicate their re-emergence as a way of producing (especially in the current financial climate).
First, Telefilm Canada...more
The Tax Court of Canada recently allowed the taxpayer’s appeal in Velcro Canada Inc. v. The Queen. The issue on appeal was whether a Dutch company was the beneficial owner of royalties paid to it by a Canadian...more
The Tax Court has once again considered the meaning of the phrase “beneficial owner” for purposes of the tax treaty between Canada and the Netherlands. It has also once again ruled in favour of the taxpayer in...more
It has been one busy week on ILNToday, with some excellent contributions from our members around the world! My top five posts for this week are:
•Intellectual Property Bulletin of Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners: Our...more
Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will create opportunities to increase exports of alcohol and tobacco products to Russia. On 16 December 2011, WTO Members accepted the terms of the Russian Federation’s...more
Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will create opportunities to increase exports of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. On 16 December 2011, WTO Members accepted the terms of the Russian...more
Doing Business in Canada is designed to give business executives, counsel and potential investors from foreign countries a concise overview of Canada’s legal and economic framework and key business legislation. For those...more
This is the October 2011 edition of the Life Sciences Update.
In this issue:
- R&D tax offset legislation passed by Parliament
- Raising the Bar
- Interchangeability of drugs, not doses
With effect from 1 January 2015, a new VAT regime will apply across Europe for “business to consumer” suppliers of telecoms, broadcasting and electronic services. This new regime will have a material impact on...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
There is a low corporation tax rate in Ireland and it has what is considered to be a business-friendly taxation regime. In certain circumstances a company carrying on a trade of exploiting intellectual property which it has...more
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