Morrison & Foerster LLP | European Union, OECD, United Kingdom | 11 Jan 2021
On 31 December 2020, HMRC unexpectedly announced that the UK will repeal the implementation of the EU Directive on administrative cooperation…
PDLegal LLC | Singapore | 23 Dec 2020
The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2020 (“Bill”) was read the first time on 5 October 2020 and passed in Parliament on 3 November 2020. The Bill covers…
PRO Compliance | European Union, Ireland | 25 Sep 2020
The European Commission has confirmed it will challenge the EU General Court’s decision to annul its order forcing Ireland to collect €13 billion in alleged illegal state aid granted to Apple.
PRO Compliance | Luxembourg, Switzerland, USA | 13 Jul 2020
A Luxembourg court won’t allow a Swiss bank subject to a US international tax investigation to disclose a client’s bank data to US prosecutors.
Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Jul 2020
The tax avoidance anomaly - transfer of assets abroad We reported recently on the decision of the Upper Tribunal in Fisher v HMRC. An English c…
PRO Compliance | Germany | 12 Jun 2020
A German lawyer has accused the country’s Ministry of Finance of hiding the proposal in covid-19 legislation to protect the tax office from criticism about its crackdown on cum-ex trades.
Hogan Lovells | European Union, Germany | 14 May 2020
The German Federal Ministry of Finance has published a draft law for the implementation of the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD Implementation…
PRO Compliance | Israel, Switzerland, USA | 1 May 2020
The DOJ said in the $874 million settlement that the bank's cooperation improved dramatically when it hired new external lawyers in 2017.
Ropes & Gray LLP | United Kingdom | 31 Mar 2020
In any crisis, there will be no shortage of unscrupulous people looking to take advantage. Unfortunately, companies are targeting workers who have…
Loyens & Loeff | Luxembourg | 20 Dec 2019
On 19 December 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament voted both the 2020 Budget law, which terminates all pre-2015 tax rulings as of the end of tax year…