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Latest Treasury Action On Inversions Upends Pending Transactions And Surprises Many For Its Broad Scope And Use Of Questionable Authority
On April 4, 2016, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued a sweeping package of new regulations intended to curtail inversion transactions
United States
27 Apr 2016
Alternative Offshore Outsourcing Structures - February 2015
Offshore outsourcing retains an allure that the growth of hybrid cloud services and service integrator delivery models cannot entirely dispel.
United States
5 Feb 2015
The Inversion Craze: Will Today's Routine Tax Planning Be Retroactively Outlawed?
The media have been abuzz with reports on the latest so-called "inversion" transactions shifting a U.S.-based multinational corporation’s tax residence offshore.
United States
28 Jul 2014
IRS Issues Notice Signaling 2014 And 2015 As FATCA "Transition Period"
The IRS announced that calendar years 2014 and 2015 will be regarded as a "transition period" for purposes of enforcement and administration of FATCA.
United States
16 May 2014
China VIEs: Recent Developments And Observations
As many of our readers are aware, the "variable interest entity" ("VIE") structure has proven popular over the past decade as a means to facilitate the offshore financing of PRC companies doing business in regulated sectors such as the Internet and value-added telecommunications.
United States
19 Aug 2013
Corporate Privacy Rules: Moving Toward A Global Solution
The global economy requires the cross-border transfer of personal information. At the same time, such transfers are becoming more difficult and costly from a business perspective because more countries are adopting privacy laws that regulate, among other things, cross-border data transfers.
United States
16 Oct 2006
SAFE Circular 75 - The Key Provisions of Circular 75 and What They May Mean for Investors
The dust is beginning to settle on the effect and fate of SAFE Circular 11 and Circular 29, at least for the time being. On October 21, 2005, SAFE issued the long awaited new circular on "Relevant Issues Concerning Foreign Exchange Control on Domestic Residents' Corporate Financing and Roundtrip Investment Through Offshore Special Purpose Vehicles"
United States
9 Nov 2005
SEC Releases Final Rule Requiring Registration of Certain Hedge Fund Advisers
More than a month after adopting new provisions under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 in a 3-2 split vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission released the final rule and rule amendments that will require most hedge fund advisers to register with the SEC. Advisers affected by the new requirements must register and have all policies and procedures in place by February 1, 2006.
United States
4 Jan 2005
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