The Belgian Competition Authority has broken up a cartel between five energy firms for manipulating bids in a railway infrastructure contracts.
Individual income tax returns every year. Penalties will apply for failure to comply with this pay-as-you-earn tax system.
The ICISD Arbitral Tribunal has given an award against Spain in an arbitration relating to measures the country adopted in 2009-13 that affected the incentive regime in favour of concentrated solar power plants.
This alert discusses new licensing arrangements, whereby unregulated DIFC companies and firms may now obtain licenses to operate in mainland Dubai.
The Italian Government has issued new tax regime for carried interest and proceeds deriving from similar arrangements.
In late April, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) launched a… Read more
The ICC arbitration rules introduce an expedited procedure that entitles the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC to appoint a sole arbitrator for disputes under US$2m, even if the agreement provides otherwise.
Close Companies: Beware the Hidden Inheritance Tax Risks of Structuring Escrow Arrangements as Trusts
Parties to acquisitions often agree to an escrow arrangement to protect the buyer from some liabilities. These are often structured as trusts. However, what are the tax risks for individuals and close companies?
The Double Taxation Treaty Passport scheme improved the system for lenders and borrowers accessing treaty relief from UK withholding tax. It has now been extended to cover a broader range of borrowers and non-corporate lenders.
Should commission payments be taken into account when calculating holiday pay? This was the question at the centre of British Gas Trading v Lock.
La loi sur la transition énergétique pour la croissance verte ouvre les perspectives d’une innovation à la fois technologique et juridique dans le secteur de l’énergie: article paru dans Panorama des Cleantech en France 2017, publié par GreenUnivers.