Apr 2015 - 

Germany - Damages claim against RWE AG dismissed

The German Regional Court in Essen has dismissed a claim for damages of 674 MillionEuros by Rustenburg Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Russian Sintez group, against RWE AG damages against RWE AG on 24 March 2015.Rustenburg Co. Ltd. The reason the claim was dismissed ... Read more
Mar 2015 - 

Germany – Tax - Current Structure of Privileges for Business Assets Under Inheritance Act Not Fully Constitutional

The German Constitutional Court - Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG)- has ruled that the inheritance system for passing on corporate shares, enterprises and property related to business is unconstitutional. It has to be changed before 30th June 2016. Until this dat ... Read more
Jan 2015 - 

New member - Pichas Zeltzer, Israel

We are delighted to welcome our new member firm, Pinchas Zeltzer, a firm based in Tel Aviv, Israel. the firm handles Commercial Law, Tort claims & Medical Malpractice, Banking & Finance, Commercial Litigation, Company and Commercial Law, Commercial Litigat ... Read more
Dec 2014 - 

Guide to setting up a limited company in Europe

We have made available on our web-site our country by country Guide to incorporating private limited companies in Europe. It is also available to read - please click here to read it ... Read more
Nov 2014 - 

USA Publications available for download

Our Cleveland, Ohio, member firm, Collins & Scanlon LLP, has written four publications that are available for downloading from our Publications - USA page. These publications are about buying real estate in Ohio, USA, arbitration in commercial disputes, choosi ... Read more
Oct 2014 - 

Doing Business in the UK

The UK has moved up from tenth to eighth best place in a World Bank list that ranks economies on the ease of doing business. The report says that reforms implemented in the year to June 2014 included changes to speed up tax registration so as starting a business i ... Read more
Oct 2014 - 

Scotland - Tax Changes

Even though Scotland voted against becoming independent from the rest of the United Kingdon in the September 2014 referendum, some tax powers had been transferred from London to Scotland. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will be replaced as from 1st April 2015 by Land & ... Read more
Oct 2014 - 

Irish - American Law Society of Cleveland

Willie O'Grady of O'Gradys Solciitors, Dublin, presented a paper and spoke on International Bankruptcy and Insovency at the Society's three day conference that took place in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, at the end of September. The Conference was arranged by our USA memb ... Read more
Sep 2014 - 

Tax - France / Luxembourg

France will now have the right to tax all capital gains deriving from the sale by a Luxembourg company of its interest in a company i.e. a French company, whose assets are directly or indirectly mainly composed of French real estate (i.e. more than 50% of the asse ... Read more
Jul 2014 - 

OECD - Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.

OECD has published an action plan of proposals to to deal with with Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. Click on the following link to view: ... Read more
Jul 2014 - 

OECD - Guide on the Protection of Confidentiality of Information Exchanged for Tax Purposes

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Jul 2014 - 

Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information

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