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Chambers Latin America recognizes our Santiago office as among the leading in 8 areas of practice: Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Tax, Litigation, Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Labor.
February 2006
Newsletter
North America Tax News and Developments February 2006 issue.
Featured Content
Bogota, Colombia, August, 2010 - Baker & McKenzie has advised Frontino Gold Mines Limited ("FGM"), the owner of one of the largest gold mines in Colombia, on the sale of its assets of to Zandor Capital S.A. Colombia. The transaction value was over USD200 million.
This contains resources from the 11th Annual Latin American Tax Conference's Breakout Session 1.
Learn more about the Basic Structure of the Tax Laws in the Region, such as: Value Added Tax, Income tax, Asset taxes that Back up the Income Tax, Payroll taxes, Financial transactions taxes and bank debit taxes, Real Estate transfer taxes, Gross revenue, Stamp taxes, and Custom duties and fees.
July 2007
Client/Legal Alert
This alert summarizes Schedules 9 and 10 of the Tax Laws Amendment Act 2007, which contains changes to the taxation of Australian resident trusts. The changes are important for the property industry as trusts continue to be the investment vehicle of choice for Australian real estate where an Australian holding vehicle is required. This newsletter is prepared by John Walker who is a Partner in our Sydney office.
June 2008
Newsletter
This is the June 2008 North America Tax News & Developments Newsletter.
May 2008
Client/Legal Alert
The concept of international trade has existed for centuries. In the 21st century, its striking feature is the rise of international trade between related parties. Multinational enterprises (MNEs) have expanded around the globe, establishing subsidiaries, branches and offices in foreign jurisdictions. In the process of establishing wider procurement and distribution networks and ultimately profitability, these MNEs inevitably trade with related parties.
Find out more about Tax Audit Procedures in Latin America: Legal efects of tax audits, Non-Legal efects of tax audits, Hot Audit Topics, Practical Recommendations, "Plea Bargaining" in the Audit Process, Criminal Penalties, and Where We Are Heading.
October 2011
Newsletter
The newsletter provides an overview of the tax treaty between Germany and Switzerland. The treaty will enable the two countries to resolve longstanding disputes over assets managed by Swiss banks.
January 2009
Client/Legal Alert
Treasury issued final/temporary regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 954, covering contract manufacturing as it relates to the manufacturing exception to subpart F and the application of the associated manufacturing branch rule. These regulations represent important guidance regarding when a controlled foreign corporation can take advantage of the manufacturing exception by making a "substantial contribution" in a (related or unrelated) contract manufacturing arrangement. They also potentially apply to groups whose controlled foreign corporations have been structured into unrelated-to-unrelated transactions, thereby potentially introducing manufacturing branch rules issues into those structures.
October 2009
Client/Legal Alert
On 21 October 2009, the Government introduced into Parliament legislation to reform the taxation of employee share schemes.
Thank you for registering at Baker & McKenzie and Tax Executive Institute (TEI) on Permanent Establishment (PE) and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) conference to be held in Singapore on 2 September.
May 2008
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This paper sets out the basic building blocks required to understand the TOFA regime - and in particular focus on the dividing line as to when the rules will apply.
October 2005
Newsletter
This is the October 2005 North America Tax News & Developments Newsletter.
 
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