After trade talks between the U.S. and China collapsed last week, prospects for a trade agreement suddenly appeared dim. Behind the scenes the two superpowers are battling over which nation will dominate as transformative technologies including AI, machine learning and 5G mobility are rolled out across the globe.
The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes the Opportunity Zones program, which offers tax incentives to businesses that invest in distressed communities. Non-U.S. entities can take advantage of the program’s tax-deferral provisions.
Malaysia’s prime minister has sealed a new deal with China to build a railway linking Kuala Lumpur to towns on Malaysia’s east and west coasts. The project is an important part of China’s massive pan-Asian Belt and Road initiative, and Malaysia hopes the completed railway will drive foreign investment and lead China to purchase more Malaysian exports.
Whether Brexit is hard or soft, right around the corner or further delayed, the UK’s departure from the EU will have a significant effect on local staffing. The key to avoiding a shortfall may lie in rethinking recruitment strategies.
Indian authorities recently passed an amendment requiring any company incorporated on or before December 31, 2017 to complete and file an electronic form providing company details. The deadline to file the form is April 25. This post provides a summary of the amendment and how to fulfill your obligations.
To understand what it takes for a private equity firm to successfully build and manage a portfolio of companies in today’s fast-paced, evolving market and regulatory landscape, we interviewed Charlotte Hultman, group commercial director for Vistra's Corporate and Private Clients division for Europe and the Americas.
The European Commission has launched an investigation to examine whether Nike may have been given an unfair — and unlawful — tax advantage over its competitors in the Netherlands. We tell you the reasons for the EC's challenge and why multinationals of all sizes need to pay attention.
As its growth stalls and tariffs threaten international trade, China is turning away from the massive government stimulus programs it has implemented over the past decade and trying a more capitalist tack to spur the economy: tax cuts.
It's still not too late to prepare your organization for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. This post provides a checklist of critical steps to take now to protect your organization.
U.S. state sales tax requirements on businesses are complex, vary by state and differ significantly from similar requirements found in other countries. This post outlines the basics of U.S. state sales tax. The information applies to any business — U.S.- or non-U.S.-based, online or brick-and-mortar — that sells to customers in the United States.
The #MeToo movement has taken off in India, galvanizing women to air sexual harassment complaints on social media and leading to the recent resignation of several prominent figures. Though the country has had an anti-sexual harassment law in place for years, many companies merely ignored or paid lip service to it. But in today’s environment, employers can no longer afford to turn a deaf ear.
A Chinese e-commerce law went into effect January 1 and requires all online businesses to register with the government, and those that sell regulated products such as drugs must obtain a license.