A new “Fast Path” option allows US public companies to cross-list on NYSE Euronext’s European markets using existing US SEC filings, bypassing the burdensome listing requirements that have kept many away. Find out how Fast Path can help your company boost its visibility and liquidity in today’s global capital markets.
When distressed asset sales are necessary, sellers should be particularly mindful of counter-party risks. Failure to address the risk that a buyer might not be able to complete the transaction can make a difficult situation worse.
As global sources of capital become more diverse, more exchanges are emerging as credible players. In the Cross-Border Listings Handbook, Baker & McKenzie lawyers provide an overview of listing requirements in 22 leading stock exchanges to help you weigh key entry factors such as regulatory requirements, speed of listing, post-listing compliance and cost.
In Spain, groups of 100 or more registered shareholders who invest in real estate are subject to corporate income tax. But in Hong Kong, REITs pay no special taxes despite being a common investment vehicle for years. Learn about these rules and more in our guide to real estate tax law in 35 countries.
Changes in EU law qualify some pension funds, charitable institutions and collective investment funds for dividend withholding tax refunds. Learn about which types of entities are eligible for DWT refunds in our overview of current tax exemptions in 12 European countries.