The March 29 Brexit deadline is less than two weeks away, but 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.
EU authorities agreed on a framework for screening foreign direct investment. The agreement isn't binding but investors need to understand its basic elements and how it fits into a global trend of tightening FDI restrictions.
The European Court of Justice ruled that a German labor regulation allowing the automatic expiration of vacation days is inconsistent with EU law. The decision has far-reaching effects for employers operating in any EU country.
Starting in April, the UK government will tax income derived from intellectual property held by non-UK companies in low-tax jurisdictions. We explain the new rule, who has to follow it and how it reflects a global trend.
The World Economic Forum held its annual meeting last week in Davos. One of the themes of the event was the importance of investing in emerging markets.
After amending its laws to strengthen protections against sexual harassment, South Korea has made legal changes to address workplace bullying. The changes have serious ramifications for multinationals with employees in South Korea.
Germany’s first GDPR fine underscores the willingness of authorities to enforce the law, but its relatively low amount may also indicate leniency for companies that take swift corrective action.
An employer that operates in multiple countries needs to protect itself against the possibility of hiring a worker who doesn’t suit the organization. This post outlines some critical best practices to minimize those risks.
A trust account can in many situations be used instead of a foreign bank account when operating internationally. In the right situation, a trust account offers a simple, cost-effective solution to making payments. We tell you how trust accounts work and when you can use them.