This month the UK Government issued a white paper laying out its proposals for a new customs landscape after Brexit.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation will take effect May 25, 2018. It provides significant privacy protections and has massive implications for multinationals that process the data of European citizens.
A new US tax proposal calls for significant changes in the way multinational companies are taxed, including a 20 percent corporate tax rate. Here are some important features for US-based multinationals and foreign companies operating in the US.
In just three days, a new UK law will go into effect that makes it easier for regulatory authorities to directly prosecute companies that fail to prevent tax evasion.
Mergers and acquisitions are not all about numbers — they’re just as much about people. Integration of employees and proper blending of company cultures are critical to success, and outstanding communication is the key.
The French government has announced reforms to make the country’s labor system more employer-friendly. The reforms will ease the process of hiring and firing employees and should lower unemployment and induce foreign investment.
M&A deals can be challenging when you acquire employees in another country. Workers outside the US often have significant legal protections, and companies considering a deal must understand their employer obligations to create accurate budget forecasts and avoid litigation.
India has a $2 trillion dollar economy that's growing. But monsoons continue to have outsized effects on year-to-year growth, affecting everything from inflation to foreign investment.
A new US multistate tax amnesty program allows online sellers to seek relief from past-due sales and similar taxes. Sellers based outside and inside the US must act immediately to participate.
The UK issued a position paper outlining proposals for allowing trade to continue between Ireland and Northern Ireland without erecting physical borders post-Brexit, but uncertainties remain.
Trade-agreement negotiations between the EU and the four South American countries that comprise Mercosur have dragged on for 17 years, but they’ve taken on a new urgency due to US protectionist policies. The two sides aim to finalize an agreement by the end of the year.
The six countries that comprise the Gulf Cooperation Council will implement a value added tax in 2018. Businesses operating in the Gulf region need to be aware of how the new VAT will affect their operations.