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By Stephen Brown
Changes to LLP member taxation and employee incentive schemes could have wide ranging implications for UK employers. Changes to LLP member taxation and employee incentive schemes could have wide ranging implications for UK employers.
By Frank Grell, Frederick Staudacher
We would like to introduce you to a great new feature of the revised German Insolvency Act which makes debt-equity-swaps in Germany (e.g., as part of loan-to-own transactions) a lot more attractive.
By Lawrence Safran, Kevin Fingeret
Payments of interest to the seller or the purchaser by debtors who are United States persons on interest-bearing debt obligations with maturities in excess of 183 days generally are subject to United States withholding tax if the seller or the purchaser is a non-resident of the United States.
By Lawrence Safran, Kevin Fingeret
Answers to the questions in sections 1 and 2 generally describe the rules provided by the Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC"), a model statute enacted with some variations in each state, and answers to question 4.10 and the questions in section 6 generally describe the rules provided by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, in each case unless otherwise specified.
By Justin Cornish, Alice Marsden, Brian Meenagh, Anthony Pallett
While certain operational challenges are common to both conventional and Islamic banking systems, Islamic banking systems present unique compliance challenges that need to be managed and resolved.
By Chris Lester, Charles Fuller, Saad Khanani, Jade Laktineh
This is the first briefing in Latham & Watkins’ five-part "Briefing Series on the Draft UAE Commercial Companies Law" (the Draft CCL).
By Rupert Hall, Cristian Adams, Adam Goldberg, Anthony Pallett
The global nature of the financial crisis, liquidity constraints, declining asset values, general market uncertainty and the realisation that insolvency systems in the Middle East have not developed at the same pace as the business environment have placed insolvency and restructuring law reform firmly in the sights of the region’s policy makers.
By Justin Cornish, Alice Marsden, Brian Meenagh
Since the last edition of Focus , Latham has launched its Al-Mirsal blog, featuring timely insights and commentary on legal developments in the Middle East.
By Mark Beckett, Charles Claypoole, Christina Hioureas, Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert, Rachel Thorn
The Indian government recently began implementing taxation and telecom license cancelation measures that may affect a large number of foreign investors.
By Gretchen Lennon
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (the Games) will be hosted in London this summer and it is not only the athletes who need to ensure they are well prepared.
By Tad Lipsky, Maria Fehretdinov
Last Thursday, Mexico’s antitrust commission repealed its largest fine ever issued—a US$925 million fine against Telcel
By Antonio Morales
The Spanish Government has passed a temporary suspension of financial incentives for new renewable energy projects.
By Simon Powell, Michelle Bradfield, Oliver Browne, Philip Clifford
The Indian Ministry of Law and Justice has declared that arbitral awards made in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) may be recognized and enforced by Indian courts. This will come into effect once the Indian Central Government has provided notification in the Official Gazette.
By Maria Cristina Storchi, Roberto Gaskin, Isabella Porchia
On December 23, 2011, the Italian Financial Authority – Consob (Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa) adopted resolution no. 18049 (the "Resolution") that amends Consob Regulation no. 11971 of May 14, 1999.
By Dan Maze, Rupert Hall
Including a receivables securitisation tranche when financing (and refinancing) highly leveraged businesses that generate trade receivables has become popular for several reasons.
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