In its decision of 26 September 2016, the Supreme Court of Switzerland resolved a long-outstanding issue of Swiss tax law: the deductibility of punitive fines by companies for corporate tax purposes.
Belgian Competition Authority adopts competition law guidelines for small and medium-sized enterprises
The Belgian Competition Authority has adopted competition law guidelines for small and medium-sized enterprises.
On January 11, 2017, the US and Swiss authorities announced their agreement on a new cross-border data transfer framework, the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework, to allow US companies to meet the requirements for transfers of personal data from Switzerland to the US.
The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has published a new updated set of draft regulations requiring large UK companies to publicly report how quickly they pay their suppliers.
An attorneys' data privacy initiative brought an action against the Adequacy Decision in the CJEU claiming that the Adequacy Decision of the European Commission is null and void.
The 5th Money Laundering Directive is proceeding along the European Union's legislative process. What will it entail?
On January 1, 2017, Norway will introduce a new VAT return and new import VAT scheme.
Earlier this year, the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) published its third note on enforcement priorities. The note expands on both the BCA's methodology for selecting cases, and sets out the strategic and sector priorities for the upcoming year.
German Data Protection Authority fined a company for having the IT manager appointed as Data Protection Officer – A greater risk under the European General Data Protection Regulation?
New French Anti-Corruption Law: France Strengthens its Legislation to Combat Bribery and Corruption and...
France adopted its new Law on Transparency, the Fight against Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life which will bring France's anti-corruption regime up to the highest European and international standards in its fight against corruption.