United States: USTR announces next steps in six DST sec. 301 investigations

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On March 26, 2021, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the next steps in its Section 301 investigations of Digital Service Taxes (DSTs) adopted or under consideration by ten US trading partners....

United States: US Government sanctions Burmese military conglomerates, issues wind-down and humanitarian General...

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The US Government has imposed a series of sanctions against Myanmar Economic Corporation Limited (MEC) and Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Limited (a.k.a. Myanmar Economic Holding Limited) (MEHL), two military-affiliated conglomerates, in response to...

United States: USTR terminates Sec. 301 DST investigations for Brazil, the Czech Republic, the...

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On March 26, 2021, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) posted an advance copy of a Federal Register notice terminating, as of March 26, 2021, the Section 301 investigations of Digital Services Taxes (DSTs) under...

Ukraine imposes a new set of anti-Russian sanctions

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On 23 March 2021, the president of Ukraine enacted Presidential Decree No. 109/2021 dated 23 March 2021 “On the Decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine dated 23 March 2021 On Imposition,...

United Kingdom: Regulator’s draft policy on new criminal offences provides some reassurance to would...

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Following the passing of the Pension Schemes Act 2021 into law, further details outlining how the tougher powers for the Regulator will operate have been published. They include a consultation by the Regulator on a draft policy setting out how it will approach the investigation and prosecution of the new criminal offences (avoiding an employer debt and risking DB benefits). Separately, the Department for Work and Pensions has launched a consultation on two sets of regulations setting out proposals about how the new employer resources test and the Regulator's information gathering powers will operate. The consultations close on 22 April and 29 April respectively.

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