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Information About Poland

by Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

April 13th 2017

Polska to demokratyczny kraj położony w Europie Środkowej, będący od 2004 roku członkiem Unii Europejskiej. Tempo wzrostu gospodarczego stawia Polskę wśród najszybciej rozwijających się państw Europy. Polska eksportuje głownie maszyny, urządzenia i sprzęt transportowy...

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Applying Insolvency Exemption to Disregarded Entities

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

March 31st 2017

I.   Question

Here is an interesting question that our client recently posed to us:

I have a single member LLC with a significant amount of debt. The business is going under and the debt will be forgiven by the lender. How can I minimize my tax liability on discharge of indebtedness...

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Asset Protection Advantages of Cook Islands International Trusts

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March 23rd 2017

ASSET PROTECTION ADVANTAGES OF

COOK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL TRUSTS

For more than 30 years now, the Cook Islands has been leading the way in providing a trust regime which offers excellent asset protection features with all the flexibility of an English style common law trust.

The...

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2017 Changes in Polish Law for Companies and Individuals

by Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

February 10th 2017

On 1st January, 2017, the following changes entered into force in the Commercial Companies Code. Article 209 of the CCC after changes states, that in the event of a conflict between the interests of the company and the interests of a member of the management board,...

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The Brexit-Silver Lining for Foreign Investors

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

December 08th 2016

As 2016 draws to an end, the world reflects on the ‘roller coaster’ year that left us with Brexit and a politically divided country. The economic forecast for the upcoming year continues to cause uncertainty for investors. However, there may be a silver lining in all this: the...

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Tax Considerations in Structuring Funds

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

October 14th 2016

There are many considerations in structuring a venture capital or a private equity fund – taxation, securities laws, alignment of interests, valuation issues and segregation of liabilities. We find that taxation tends to drive the structure of the deal.

There is no one “silver...

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Brexit: Contemplating Changes and Effects

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

June 22nd 2016

It happened – the UK voted to LEAVE the EU. Stock markets dipped; social media is packed with opinions. Most importantly, what happens to EU/UK taxation?  It is too early to tell what will really happen as a result of Brexit, but the transition will be bumpy at best.

 

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Citizenship for Sale: Investment-Based-Immigration

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

May 18th 2016

Investment-based immigration or economy-based immigration is a mutually beneficial relationship for nations looking to generate a source of revenue, and investors interested in gaining citizenship. 

 

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Could You be Named in the Panama Papers?

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

April 11th 2016

Since the story on the Panama Papers broke, we have been receiving frantic calls and emails from people around the world worried about the legality of their offshore structures. Aliant, LLP adheres to the highest level of professional integrity with regular checks and...

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2016 Changes to UK Taxation

by Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

March 21st 2016

The United Kingdom has been quietly undergoing a tax revolution for the past few years. 
Few days ago, Chancellor George Osborne introduced, ‘The budget for the next generation.'

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