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Insurance sector trends: forecast for 2017 and 2016 year end review
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Global
  • March 21 2017

The insurance industry faced strong headwinds, crosswinds and (a few) favorable tailwinds in 2016. It was a dramatic, unpredictable year


An interest(ing) case: Section 11(a) of the Income Tax Act and the deductibility of interest expenses on home loans
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 17 2017

On 13 December 2016, the Tax Court (Cape Town) handed down judgment in X v The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (Case No: 13791 &


Reflections on the Australian Building Systems case, the position of a mortgagee in possession and income tax
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

Prior to the High Court’s decision of FCT v Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd (in liq) 2015 HCA 48 (ABS case) some secured creditors had elected


March 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 7 2017

On 22 February 2017, the WTO announced that the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21 year history of the World Trade Organization entered into


Compensation par les autorités fiscales de dettes pré et post-faillite : la Cour d’appel tranche
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • March 7 2017

Dans l’arrêt Arrangement relatif à Métaux Kitco Inc. 2017 QCCA 268 rendu le 20 février dernier, la Cour d’appel du Québec a confirmé la décision de


May bank refuse to execute client's transfer instructions for tax compliance reasons?
  • Meyerlustenberger Lachenal
  • Switzerland
  • March 3 2017

The Appellate Court of the Canton of Geneva recently rendered three decisions ordering a bank (apparently the same bank in all cases) to execute the


The Justice Department’s Latest Offshore Bank Account Investigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

U.S. Prosecutors, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”), and the New York State Department of Financial Services are probing whether Credit Suisse


Maryland Federal Court Dismisses Plaintiff’s Complaint with Prejudice on Res Judicata Grounds Due to a Previously Filed Foreclosure Action
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

The United States District Court for the District of Maryland recently granted defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s complaint with prejudice


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


February 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2017

On 27 January 2017, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2339 (2017) with respect to the situation in the Central African Republic. The Security