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29 April 2016
Deal Announcement
29 April 2016
Deal Announcement
27 April 2016
Firm News
27 April 2016
Firm News, Insight
26 April 2016
Firm News
26 April 2016
Insight
26 April 2016
Deal Announcement
25 April 2016
Insight
25 April 2016
Deal Announcement
25 April 2016
Deal Announcement
21 April 2016
Deal Announcement
19 April 2016
Insight
19 April 2016
Insight
19 April 2016
Awards, Firm News
19 April 2016
Firm News
 
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Publications

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April 2016
Newsletter
China Employment Law Update - April 2016
28 April 2016
Featured Content
Melbourne based partner, Martin Irwin was interviewed regarding "AUD30 billion infrastructure spend unveiled in Victorian budget" in The Age newspaper.
April 2016
Newsletter
This is the April 2016 issue of Pensions Update.
27 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
On 21 April 2016, Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna presented to the Luxembourg Parliament additional clarifications on the main measures of the foreseen 2017 tax reform.
April 2016
Newsletter
The April 2016 issue highlights US and Canadian tax developments, including insight on the proposed regulations under Code Section 385, the recent Tax Court opinion in Guidant LLC v. Commissioner, the 2016 Canadian Budget, recent developments in state and local tax, and more.
22 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
Queensland's new environmental laws, aimed at ensuring an unbroken chain of responsibility for environmental damage and clean-up where the polluter fails (or is at risk of failing) to meet their clean-up obligations, passed in the early hours of this morning as the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Act 2016.
22 April 2016
Newsletter
This is the April 2016 issue of the Hotels, Resorts & Tourism Newsletter.
2016
Recorded Webinar
Antitrust compliance is becoming more complex and costly with joint investigations between local authorities becoming more frequent and more aggressive. As penalties become more punitive, and more jurisdictions start enforcing antitrust laws, we have prepared a series of global webinars to help you stay compliant.
19 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
Kyiv, Ukraine, 19 April 2016 – The Kyiv office of Baker & McKenzie has been recommended as a top-tier law firm in Ukraine by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2016, released earlier in April 2016. This year Baker & McKenzie once again reconfirms its top positions on the legal market.
19 April 2016
Recorded Webinar

"Conduct a compliance audit of all newly acquired or merged businesses as quickly as practicable" (Association of Corporate Counsel)

All too many companies have woken up well after closing to the fact that a newly acquired business is involved in serious antitrust violations, which could trigger fines running into the millions. Sellers have found themselves completely exposed by leniency applications in relation to conduct of their former subsidiaries that were lodged by the new parent. Buyers and sellers alike should keep antitrust compliance at the top of their radar screen for every contemplated transaction.

19 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
On 4 April 2016, the US Department of Treasury and the IRS issued Proposed Regulations under Code Section 385 which would dramatically change the manner in which debt instruments are characterized for US federal income tax purposes.
12 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
New Act transposing Directive 2014/17/EU of 4 February 2014 on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential immovable property will be adopted soon – This Act also contains provisions with regard to consumer credit.
11 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
The federal government recently implemented a more stringent compliance regime which directly affects employers using a work permit stream to hire foreign talent in Canada. New compliance and enforcement regulations are here to stay, including the most recent introduction of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) which took effect on 1 December 2015.
11 April 2016
Client/Legal Alert
Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Bill 2016 (Bill) was recently introduced into the House of Representatives. The Bill proposes to provide tax incentives to encourage investment in Australian innovative high growth potential start-ups. In order to make the existing Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) and Venture Capital Limited Partnership (VCLP) regimes more attractive to investors, the Bill also provides an additional tax concession for investors and relaxes the restrictions on ESVCLP investments and fund size.
7 April 2016
Article
Demands by politicians for state aid to the ailing Port Talbot steel business are being viewed with some skepticism by lawyers because of the constraints on intervention imposed by the European Union. In the run-up to the EU referendum, this is a gift for the Brexiters.
 
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Events

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November 2015 - May 2016
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10 May 2016
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11 May 2016
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17 May 2016
Speaking Engagement
18 May 2016
Event
18 May 2016
Speaking Engagement
18 May 2016
Event
18 May 2016
Event
18 May 2016
Event - Webinar
19 May 2016
Event
May 2016 - November 2016
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We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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