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Feature

  • Is tax planning still possible after new reporting obligations and data disclosures?

Case Summaries

Spain

  • Spanish courts void penalties imposed by the Spanish Tax Authorities regarding Form 720

United Kingdom 

  • Discretionary trusts and divorce – a match made in heaven?

United States

  • A return to the broad extraterritorial reach of the US federal securities laws? US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Scoville says "yes"

Legislative Developments

Argentina

  • Double taxation treaty between Argentina and United Arab Emirates
  • Fourth category income tax in Argentina
  • Income tax on separation packages

Brazil

  • Update on wealth management developments in Brazil

China

  • China releases new rules for its individual income tax reform
  • Hong Kong and China sign new arrangement in reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters

France

  • The French Digital Services Tax finally released

Indonesia

  • Recent updates on tax regulations in Indonesia

Italy

  • Italian tax laws update

Luxembourg

  • The Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Owners: New transparency obligations for registered entities

Malaysia

  • Updates to the 2018 Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme
  • The new Labuan - Understanding the changes

Philippines

  • Tax Amnesty Act approved by Philippine President Duterte 

Russia

  • Supreme Court opens door to spouse creditor claims

Singapore

  • Singapore Budget 2019: Tax updates

Spain

  • Gipuzkoa historic territory introduces major amendments for the private equity industry
  • The European Commission asks Spain to eliminate discrimination on capital gains taxation

Thailand

  • Common reporting standard: Potential impacts on financial institutions in Thailand and on residents

United Kingdom

  • High Net Worth immigration changes - have these tarnished the UK 'Golden Visa'?
  • UK and Switzerland post-Brexit agreement: Business as normal 
  • Post-Brexit UK/Swiss citizen's rights: Everyone still welcome 

United States

  • Individual US taxpayers eligible for GILTI deduction if electing corporate tax treatment 
  • IRS and Treasury release proposed foreign partner sales regulations

Venezuela

  • The Venezuelan Government established the obligation to pay in foreign currency or cryptocurrency certain federal taxes generated by operations in foreign currency or cryptocurrency 
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