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Double tax treaty protection can provide significant tax savings for foreign investors operating in Russia, but enforcing such tax treaty provisions can present challenges. This Goltsblat BLP briefing highlights recent examples of adverse case law interpretations of double tax conventions.
Company: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 21 November 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax
Senior executives believe reputational risk is an even greater consideration than cost when choosing suppliers and partners, according to new Baker & McKenzie research. The study, which canvassed 100 top executives, looks at the key risks that businesses face when working with third party providers.
Company: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 04 November 2013 | Business Area: Customs Duties
In two recent cases involving input tax recovery, the Court of Justice of the European Union has has gone much further than HM Revenue & Customs would have liked with its rulings. Together, the two cases open up the possibility of far greater input tax recovery, as Nabarro reports.
Company: Nabarro | Published: 04 November 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax
This fashion law update from DLA Piper rounds up all the latest industry news, including the trend of interns taking legal action against their employers, impending changes to UK copyright law which could have implications for the industry, and new customs enforcement regulations affecting the EU.
Company: DLA Piper | Published: 15 October 2013 | Business Area: Customs Duties
A new Union Customs Code will enter into force on 1 November this year following its endorsement by the European Parliament on 20 September. The changes to the EU customs rules and procedures envisaged by the UCC are potentially far reaching, as Baker & McKenzie explains.
Company: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 08 October 2013 | Business Area: Customs Duties
Missing trader intra-community (MTIC) fraud, the theft of VAT that is due to a tax authority, is estimated to cost EU member states up to €100bn a year - over €270m per day. This Deloitte briefing looks at how MTIC works, and the implications for legitimate businesses.
Company: Deloitte | Published: 23 September 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax
On 31st October 2012, the European Union finally completed its long anticipated review of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences, a system which aims to stimulate exports from developing countries by providing reduced tariff access to the EU for certain products. DLA Piper summarise the changes.
Company: DLA Piper | Published: 13 November 2012 | Business Area: Customs Duties
With the introduction of new WTO and transfer pricing frameworks, taxpayers will be subject to an increased tax compliance burden, which will require a significant amount of additional documentation. However, as this briefing explains, a new set of defenses also becomes available to taxpayers.
Company: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 06 June 2012 | Business Area: Customs Duties
India's Finance Minister recently proposed an amendment to the Indian Tax Act which would allow tax authorities to retrospectively tax overseas transactions in which an Indian asset is transferred. A&O explain why businesses should consider their rights under Indian bilateral investment treaties.
Company: Allen & Overy | Published: 30 May 2012 | Business Area: Customs Duties
The 2012-13 Australian Budget was handed down on 8th May. The promised company tax cuts have been scrapped and the tax burden for foreign investors has been increased. This briefing from Baker & McKenzie's Sydney office discusses how the changes will affect businesses, especially foreign investors.
Company: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 10 May 2012 | Business Area: Corporation Tax
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