A total of 17 EU nations have announced their intention to engage in the development of a global standard for automatic exchange of information.
There is continuing concern about the introduction of FATCA.
The 2013–14 Budget contains significant changes to the Australian taxation system to address revenue shortfalls and to seek to fund spending promises.
Chadbourne & Parke’s John Marciano looks at the high-level tax considerations surrounding investment in non-US projects.
Taylor Wessing has added a fresh batch of data-protection-focused content to its Global Data Hub site.
The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled that uncollected dividend tax liability is part of taxable profits.
US Senate Finance Committee white paper — signal of international corporate tax reforms to come?download
The US Senate Finance Committee has released its white paper on international competitiveness.
If the proposals for a financial transaction tax (FTT) are implemented as proposed by the European Commission, the FTT is likely to cause distortion in the financial sector.
Recently, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Resource Capital Fund III LP v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 363 (RCF).
Australia’s federal government has released for consultation exposure draft legislation that proposes to introduce tax loss incentives for designated infrastructure projects.
The May 2013 issue of DLA Piper’s Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence briefing is available now.
The government has announced an annual tax on enveloped dwellings.
The spring 2013 issue of Walker Morris’s Procurement Update covers topics such as the EU procurement reforms, the Utilities Directive and NHS healthcare services.
The Italian Revenue Agency has clarified that to be excluded from the scope of ‘abuse of rights’ are the agreements relating to mid- to long-term bank financing transactions entered into abroad and designed to have legal effect in Italy.
Approval of the introduction of the employee shareholder status has finally been given by Parliament, but only after a number of amendments to the relevant legislation were agreed by the government.
Tax Update — April 2013download
Arendt & Medernach has released the April 2013 edition of its Tax Update.
Russia-Malta Tax Treatydownload
It is expected that the new Russia-Malta Tax Treaty will be in force much quicker than its predecessor.
Have you bought an investment property in the last four years? Was the transaction effected by the grant of a long lease for a premium?
The IRS has had a flood of calls about a suggestion that turbine supply agreements should not have liquidated damages provisions.
Management services provided to a fund in which the assets of defined-benefit pension schemes are pooled for investment purposes are not exempt from VAT.