Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of...

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number of cases being contested. New research Baker McKenzie recently conducted...

New Property Tax in Thailand

On 16 November 2018, the National Legislative Assembly ("NLA") passed the Land and Building Tax Act ("Act") after lengthy deliberation by the committees involved. It is expected that the Act will become effective once...

US DOJ Emphasizes Individual Accountability and Amends Approach to Cooperation Credit

Announcement of Policy Revisions Reflects a More Practical, Flexible Enforcement ApproachThe US Justice Department has adjusted its approach to holding individuals, and not only corporations, responsible for improper conduct. In remarks at the ACI’s...

Portugal: Regulation 1/2018: List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to...

REGULATION Nr. 1/2018 List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (“DPIA”) The CNPD (Portuguese Data Protection National Commission), as the Portuguese supervisory authority, has approved Regulation nr....

A New Proposed Metric For Defense Co. Corruption Risk

Transparency International’s Defense & Security Program recently released for comment a draft version of the 2019 Questionnaire and Model Answer document for the third edition of its Defense Companies Anti-Corruption Index. The deadline for...

Ukraine Initiates Taxation of Crypto Assets

On 19 September 2018, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) published a draft law setting out the principal rules for taxation of transactions involving virtual assets (the "Crypto Tax Law").The idea behind the Crypto Tax...

US District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until...

U.S. District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until It Can Resolve Disputed Questions of FactOn November 27, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California...

Baker McKenzie Latin America Antitrust & Competition Handbook

Antitrust law in Latin America is evolving. Stronger cooperation among regulators and the growing influence of the OECD — to which Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico are already parties — are giving rise to...

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