One of Malta's strengths as a financial centre has been its constantly updated fiscal regime. Camilleri Preziosi outlines why Malta represents a safe European option for international business with an analysis of the fiscal benefits associated with dividend payments and international taxation.
Law Firm: Camilleri Preziosi | Published: 14 June 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
DLA Piper's quarterly review focuses on recently enacted Chinese legislation including Public Notice 59 and Circular Caishui No. 86. In Hong Kong, the newsletter looks at the proposal to extend profits tax exemption to certain equity transactions made by specific offshore funds.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 June 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
Do you ever wonder if, instead of focusing on running your business, you spend your life catching up with bureaucracy and endless new government and legislative initiatives? Nabarro summarises very briefly what the latest employment laws mean to you.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 04 June 2013 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
A&O's global tax practice have prepared an overview of the most relevant tax considerations for inbound acquisitions. For each jurisdiction, the guide outlines the respective transaction taxes and provides guidance on structuring inbound acquisitions in the most tax-efficient way.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 24 May 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
HMRC have been focusing on LLPs using corporate members to reduce income tax liabilities. The consultation document now makes it clear that HMRC propose to stop all corporate member planning where one of the purposes of the planning is to reduce or defer income tax liabilities.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes LLP | Published: 23 May 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
On 9th May the Supreme Court gave judgment in Futter v HMRC and Pitt v HMRC. This decision, by a panel of seven judges, is of enormous importance to trust lawyers but also has considerable significance in the field of professional liability. 4 New Square summarises the case's issues and facts.
Law Firm: 4 New Square | Published: 23 May 2013 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
For corporations doing business across international borders, the need to prevent and detect wrongdoing has never been greater. This report considers best practice approaches to managing cross-border investigations and offers guidance on navigating the nuances of international data-privacy laws.
Law Firm: Control Risks | Published: 21 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
Since their introduction in 2000, the LLP has developed into the management/advisory vehicle of choice in the independent asset management industry. However, HMRC clearly believe these advantages have been pushed too far and are now intent on stopping some or all of the arrangements.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes LLP | Published: 15 May 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
FATCA was introduced to counter tax evasion by US tax payers holding assets outside the US. FATCA applies if a non-US bank or other financial institution fails to disclose details of accounts of a US account holder. This briefing outlines the issues lenders in the UK primary market need to consider.
Law Firm: Field Fisher Waterhouse | Published: 03 May 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
This edition of the Private Banking Newsletter contains wealth management-related updates and legal developments from around the globe. Key topics discussed in this issue include transferring assets to trust; France's 2013 Finance Act; and Singapore's first High Court case on anti-avoidance.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 26 April 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client
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