Search Results (6201)
Documents on Investments
Show: results per page
|New Investment and Enterprise Laws - Meaning Reform or Minor Fiddling? Oliver Massmann|
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014On 26 November 2014, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed Law No. 67/2014/QH13 on Investment (“2014 Investment Law”) and Law No. 68/2014/QH13 on Enterprises (“2014 Enterprise Law”), both will replace the Investment Law and Enterprise Law in 2005 by 01 July 2015. Major...
|Canadian Government Issues Legislation to Address Canada-US “Price Gap”|
Subrata Bhattacharjee; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
January 28, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014 Today the Federal government introduced Bill C-49, an amendment to the Competition Act known as the Price Transparency Act (the “Act”), which is designed to help address “unjustified” discrepancies in pricing of retail goods between Canada and the United States.
|Canada Begins Border Enforcement for Counterfeits|
Jesse I. Goldman, George W. H. Reid; Bennett Jones LLP;
January 28, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada declared into force new border controls designed to prevent counterfeit and copyright infringing goods from entering and exiting Canada. The new border controls empower officers of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to detain suspected counterfeit...
|GST/HST Closely Related Entities Election - New Filing Requirements|
Douglas Chen, Jesse I. Goldman, John (Jay) A. Winters; Bennett Jones LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014If you are planning on adding a closely related GST group election in the new year (CRA Form GST25), you will now need to file it with the CRA. Further, any pre-2015 elections will also have to be filed before the end of 2015. Given the new filing requirements, this may be a good time to review...
|New PPP Decree - Coming Soon: Enhanced Legal Framework for Infrastructure Projects in Vietnam|
Manfred Otto; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 27, 2014Vietnam is finalizing a much improved legal framework for public-private partnerships (PPP) with the goal to revitalize investment in infrastructure projects. The latest Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) drafts of the PPP Decree and the Investor Selection Decree provide more clarity...
|CBSA Shares its 2015 Customs Compliance Verification Targets|
Darrel H. Pearson; Bennett Jones LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015On the first business day of the new year, the 6th of January 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued its customs compliance verification priorities for 2015. After first noting that trade program verifications of tariff classification, customs valuation and origin are not limited to...
|Canada Imposes New Trade Restrictions on Russia’s Oil Exploration and Extraction Sector|
Jessica B. Horwitz, Matthew S. Kronby; Bennett Jones LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on December 20, 2014On Friday, December 19, 2014, the Government of Canada announced amendments to the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations to impose product-specific restrictions on the supply of certain goods to Russia’s oil sector, specifically with respect to deepwater, Arctic, and shale...
|International Anti-Corruption Day|
Jessica B. Horwitz; Bennett Jones LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014Today is International Anti-Corruption Day. This occasion is a good opportunity to think about whether your organization has sufficient systems, policies and controls in place to ensure ethical and responsible business practices both at home and abroad.
|Leaving America for Good - Record Numbers of American Expatriate after IRS Crackdown on Americans Living Abroad|
Withers Bergman LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014Each quarter, the United States publishes a list of the names of each individual losing United States citizenship. This list includes certain long-term residents who are treated as if they were citizens of the United States who lost citizenship. The quarter ending June 30, 2014 saw another 576...
|Private Equity: Cross-Border Acquisition Structures in the Line of Fire?|
Graham Iversen; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014In a discussion document published on 21 November 2014, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD) has acknowledged an issue which has been causing increasing concern in the international private equity community.