The European Union is an economic and political partnership comprised of 27 nations within the Eurozone. The EU was established in 1948 to promote stability and cooperation among member states in the aftermath... more +
The European Union is an economic and political partnership comprised of 27 nations within the Eurozone. The EU was established in 1948 to promote stability and cooperation among member states in the aftermath of WWII. The EU maintains a common currency as well as several intranational institutions, including the European Parliament and the European Commission.
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On April 9, 2013, the European Union agreed to a preliminary deal requiring oil, gas, mining and forestry companies to report in greater detail any payments at or above €100,000 (approximately $130,000) they make to foreign...more
We've highlighted a few notable developments in corporate governance law taking place this spring that may be of interest to you. For more information on any of the topics listed below, please contact us at...more
Important changes to the rules requiring employers to conduct collective redundancy consultation with representatives of the affected employees, where 20 or more redundancies are proposed in a 90 day period, came into effect...more
The first compliance date under the European Union’s recently adopted Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “AIFMD”) is July 22, 2013....more
In This Issue:
*Financial Industry Developments
- CFTC No-Action Relief for Commodity Trader Advisor Registration
- CFTC Regulations on Associated Persons of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
In this report:
- I. Sustainable Innovations for a Changing Global Workforce
- II. Forging a Global HR Team to Align with a Global Business: Transparency and Integration
- III. Developing an Effective Global...more
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is no stranger to scandal and controversial statements, but lately his words and actions seem to be providing cause for concern outside of the European Union....more
This past weekend I saw the remaining members of The Who perform in their Quadrophenia Tour. While I had seen Roger Daltry perform the rock opera Tommy, I had never seen Pete Townsend in concert. To say I was blown away would...more
On January 31, the FSA published a report of its findings from pilot reviews conducted by banks into the misselling of interest rate hedging products to small businesses....more
Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management Group is pleased to provide you with (i) a summary of recent legislative and regulatory developments that impact the investment management community; and (ii) checklists of year-end...more
Tax lawyer Stuart Schabes co-presented “FATCA – 2013 and Beyond” at The Perfect Storm: US Tax Legislation and IRS Compliance 2013, a program hosted by Philip Stein & Associates and ERM.
The discussion included:
It has been reported that Google will give EU businesses the opportunity to store personal data exclusively on servers in the EU. This appears to have been prompted by compliance difficulties with the current EU data...more
The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently issued Guidance on Personal Data and Cloud Computing, offering best practices for companies that are using - or contemplating using - cloud computing...more
To address concerns that US taxpayers were failing to report income generated in offshore accounts, the US Congress adopted Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly referred to as “FATCA,” in early...more
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