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Ambitious step towards unifying European capital markets - new proposal on prospectus regulation

European Union - December 7 2015 On 30 November 2015 the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal for the Prospectus Regulation (the Regulation). Once adopted, this will

The New Latvian Corporate Income Tax System Increases Focus on TP

Latvia - January 25 2018 Increased focus on transfer pricing is expected in Latvia due to fundamental tax reform that entered into force on 1 January 2018. Among other

New public procurement regulations in Lithuania to come into force on 1 July

European Union, Lithuania - June 30 2017 On 1 July 2017 the major part of the Public Procurement Law (PPL) and the law on Procurement carried out by contracting entities that operate in water

Changes in alcohol and energy drink regulation: Baltics and Belarus - February 2016

Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania - February 17 2016 The initial plan is to ensure that alcohol advertising on TV, the internet and in the press only presents product-related information and warnings

Data Security and Cybercrime in Estonia

Estonia, Global - April 4 2017 A structured guide to data security and cybercrime in Estonia

MeToo: preventing sexual harassment in the workplace and protecting company reputation

United Kingdom - February 23 2018 Sexual harassment accusations, catalysed by the MeToo movement, almost always involve complaints against a particular person. However, very often the

Digital Belarus: New Law Regulates Cryptocurrencies, ICO, Expands Benefits for IT Industry

Belarus - February 21 2018 On 21 December 2017 President Lukashenka signed Decree No. 8 On Development of the Digital Economy (unofficial translation from Russian into English

Entrepreneurship to Be Unleashed with New Deregulation Action

Belarus - February 21 2018 In addition to special regulation on the High-Tech Park, 2017 was marked by a general improvement in the country's business climate. Thus, the

Relaxing Currency Controls

Belarus - February 21 2018 Since 1 October 2017 the amount of a company's income in foreign currency subject to mandatory sale has been reduced from 20 to 10. This regulatory

Belarus February 2018 - Taxation

Belarus - February 21 2018 At the end of January 2018 the President signed Decree No. 29 On Taxation, introducing a vast, though moderate, set of amendments to the Belarusian