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|Foreign Holders of Mexican Debt Securities Should Hold a Little Longer|
Eugenio Grageda Nunez; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014Gains derived from the sale of Mexican public debt instruments listed abroad between two foreign tax residents will soon be exempt from Mexican tax. Currently, for Mexican income tax purposes, any gains derived from the transfer of publicly-traded bonds, securities and other credit instruments are...
|Determining the IRS’s Fair Share: Considering Discounts to Establish the Value of Interests in Artwork for U.S. Transfer Tax Purposes|
William E. Keenen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014 Under U.S. law, a tax generally is imposed whenever one individual gratuitously transfers an interest in property to another. This tax is computed on the value of the property interest transferred, whether during one’s life (to which the gift tax applies) or at one’s death (to which the...
|British Government Tells Recruitment Agencies to Look Local|
Robert E. Collier-Wright; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2014The British Government has recently published its response to a consultation on whether recruitment agencies should be banned from advertising vacancies in other European Economic Area (EEA) countries without also advertising them in Great Britain and in English.
|Holiday Update on USCIS Processing Time for I-526, I-829, and I-924 Petitions|
Ali Brodie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014Earlier this month, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) as of October 31, 2014:
|EU Clarifies its Sanctions against Russia|
Sanne Mulder, Hans Urlus, Erik de Bie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014The EU adopted clarifications on its sanctions against Russia went into effect as of Dec. 6, 2014. The clarifications amend the definition of various terms used in Regulation 833/2014. In addition, the applicability of the sanctions is further clarified. The effect of the new Regulation on trade...
|View from London: Completion Accounts Case Law Every Dealmaker Should Know About|
H. Andrew Ross, Henrietta Walker; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 25, 2015In the recent case of Shafi v Rutherford  EWCA Civ 1186 (Shafi), the U.K. Court of Appeal was asked to examine an appeal from the High Court regarding the interpretation of a completion accounts mechanism, a commonly used price adjustment process in company and business acquisitions. The...
|President Obama’s Recent Immigration Polices and EB-5 Impact|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014President Obama recently announced proposed changes in immigration policies that impact immigration, with many that may specifically influence the EB-5 Program. The purpose of this article is to outline the measures that could impact EB-5.
|U.S. Criteria for The Antique Exception to the Ivory Ban|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014Before the new rule went into effect, objects at least 100 years old that are either made of African elephant ivory or included ivory components were exempt from the general Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)...
|Tech Conference Helps Philadelphia Gain Ground in Attracting Israeli Companies|
Beth Cohen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014The Israel Technology Conference recently held in Philadelphia proved successful in promoting the city as a viable location for Israeli companies to open U.S. headquarters. The Times of Israel called it a “landmark event where business relationships were established and nurtured.”
|Tencent vs. Qihoo - A Significant 2014 Anti-monopoly Ruling in China|
Cathy Zhang, Dawn (Dan) Zhang; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015After an almost two-year litigation marathon, the Supreme People’s Court of China (Supreme Court), in October 2014, upheld the ruling of the Guangdong High Court (High Court) that Tencent QQ did not abuse a market dominance position under the Anti-monopoly Law of People’s Republic of...