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Submitted: 04 September 2017
The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will come into preliminary effect on 21 September 2017. CETA will eliminate 98% of the EU tariffs.
Submitted: 23 August 2017
The Luxembourg Government has introduced a draft law, replacing the former "IP Box" tax regime, which aims to comply with Action 5 of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan. The aim of the new rules is to incentivise Luxembourg competitiveness while complying with the new international tax framework.
Submitted: 22 August 2017
The UK Supreme Court recently found a contractor liable when performing obligations in line with an agreed standard which subsequently was found to be incorrect (MT Højgaard v E.ON  UKSC 59). We look at the case in more detail and the consequences of its findings.
Last Reviewed: 09 August 2017 / Submitted: 16 June 2016
The legal consequences of the UK exiting from the EU: what should businesses be considering?
Submitted: 07 August 2017
The FCA is consulting on proposed changes to the governance of authorised fund managers (AFMs) which would involve the appointment of an estimated 480 independent non-executive directors (NEDs) across the UK asset management sector.
The recent AIG OFAC Enforcement Notice (the AIG Notice) provides valuable insight into areas that international insurance and financial services organisations should be mindful of from a sanctions-risk mitigation perspective. The AIG Notice also presents some valuable lessons, in light of OFAC’s Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines on some of the potential benefits of self-disclosure and co-operation.
Submitted: 12 July 2017
The High Court has recently provided two interesting decisions on (respectively) jurisdiction and interpretation in the context of licence agreements.
Submitted: 04 July 2017
On 01 July 2017 the Dutch act dealing with payment terms of maximum 60 days for large companies has entered into force. This article outlines the reasons for introducing this new act, the changes under the new act and its practical consequences.
Submitted: 27 June 2017
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Submitted: 01 June 2017
The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) entered into a US$ 100,871,266 settlement agreement with Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE) to settle its civil liability for alleged violations of US sanctions law applicable to Iran-related transactions.
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