Hong Kong’s New Tax Incentives for R&D

The Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 7) Ordinance 2018 (the “Amendment”) has come into operation on 2 November 2018 to put in place an enhanced tax deduction regime for qualifying research and development (R&D) expenditures...

Register Now! | Baker McKenzie Global Tax Disputes Forum: The Shape of Water |...

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. Recent research conducted by Baker McKenzie shows an amount of tax...

Common Reporting Standard: Potential Impacts on Financial Institutions in Thailand and Residents

Snapshot: The happeningsThailand has committed to new global regimes on exchanges of financial information among multiple jurisdictions by joining the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) in...

China’s revised Criminal Procedure Law expands powers for corruption trials

On 26 October 2018, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed the revised PRC Criminal Procedure Law (“CPL”) which introduces, among other things, the “default judgment” and “immediate judgment” procedures in criminal...

Foreign Companies Allowed to Operate Insurance Business in Myanmar

On 2 January 2019, the Ministry of Planning and Finance issued an announcement (Announcement No. 1/2019) inviting local and foreign companies to submit expressions of interest (EOI) and respond to requests for proposals (RFP)...

OFAC and State Department Russia Sanctions Developments, Including OFAC Notification to Congress of Intent...

On December 19, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) submitted a letter to congressional leaders (“Congressional Letter”) notifying Congress of its intent to terminate the sanctions imposed...

Russia expands sanctions list against Ukraine

On 25 December 2018, the Russian Prime Minister signed Resolution No. 1656, which expands the list of Ukrainian individuals and legal entities subject to Russian sanctions.The sanctions against Ukraine were initially introduced by the Russian...

Thailand: Cybersecurity Bill Revised and Reissued in November 2018

Following our updates on the Thai Cybersecurity Bill ("Cybersecurity Bill" or "Bill") in October 2018, the Bill was revised by experts from the National Cybersecurity Preparation Committee on 15 November 2018 and again on...

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