When entering into a business arrangement where revenues are shared between two or more persons, it is necessary to consider whether those parties have become partners either for state law or tax purposes. No express intent...more
With a geographical area of 176,215 square kilometers and a current population of 3.2 million inhabitants, Uruguay is one of the smallest countries in South America. Its current growth is 5% per annum.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) lie 575 miles southeast of Miami and 39 miles southeast of The Bahamas. There are eight principal inhabited islands which have an estimated population of 35,000. The legal system is based...more
In 1493, Christopher Columbus arrived in Puerto Rico and claimed the island for the Spanish Crown. Spain controlled the island for most of the next four centuries until 1898, when it ceded Puerto Rico to the United States as...more
The Dominican Republic offers outstanding advantages to foreign and national investors. The significant incentives and facilities offered by the Dominican State complement the many inherent factors that make this Caribbean...more
In selecting a form of business entity for an oil patch deal in Texas the organizer or initial owners can consider the following five business entity forms:
I am pleased to present to you DLA Piper’s “Doing Business in Japan” Guide.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and remains cutting-edge in business. In 2012, 68 Global 500 Companies were headquartered in...more
You have the idea, you have the funds, and you are ready to start your very own business! Now what?!
Whether this is the first and only time you will do this or whether you are an established entrepreneur, one of the...more
Favorable tax treatment applies to certain acquisitions of qualified small business stock in 2012 and 2013 and may influence choice-of-entity decisions....more
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