Ukraine Undertakes to Reduce Criminal Pressure on Business

On 23 September 2019, the president of Ukraine signed into law the Bill "On Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine and the Criminal...

Doing Business in the Philippines 2019

Read publicationDoing Business in the Philippines guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the country, particularly foreign...

Luxembourg: New Mandatory Disclosure Requirements for Luxembourg Intermediaries

On 9 August 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament publicly released the bill of law 7465 implementing the European Union (EU) Directive 2018/822 of 25 May 2018...

Argentina: Clarifications to the New Exchange Control Regime

Today the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (“CBAR”) issued Communication "A" 6776 clarifying certain aspects of the new exchange control regime established by...

Turkey : New “Tourism Share” Payment Liability on Certain Commercial Enterprises

Read publication in Turkish  Recent Development The Law No. 7138 on the Tourism Publicity and Development Agency ("Law"), published in the Official Gazette No. 30832 dated...

Dutch Government Publishes ATAD 2 Implementation Bill

On July 2nd, 2019, the Dutch government published a legislative proposal on the implementation of the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive 2 ("ATAD 2")...

Thailand: Customs Department Expands Duty Assessment Period Up To Ten Years With New Interpretation...

Recently, the Customs Department re-interpreted section 19 of the Customs Act by claiming that customs officers have the power to assess duty on shipments...

South Africa: Redesigning Legal Services in Africa

Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

Switzerland: Abolition of Bearer Shares and Criminal Sanctions for Board Members and Shareholders

In a nutshell:Issuance of bearer shares not permissible anymore after 1 January 2020. Automatic conversion of existing bearer shares into registered shares on...

Belgian Cayman Tax: Publication of an Extended Blacklist of Entities Established Outside the EEA

Last Thursday, a Royal Decree extending the list of non-EEA entities targeted by the Belgian Cayman tax was published in the Belgian Gazette. The...

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