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2017 Changes in Polish Law for Companies and Individuals

Przez Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

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, his or...

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The Brexit-Silver Lining for Foreign Investors

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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 potential...

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Tax Considerations in Structuring Funds

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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 bullet”...

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Brexit: Contemplating Changes and Effects

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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?

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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 balances...

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2016 Changes to UK Taxation

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

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.'

Jacob Stein works with many clients on their international tax planning needs, including clients with...

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Presidential Elections - Tax-Mania 2016

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

The 2016 Presidential Election is gearing up and the battle for party winner is in full throttle. With philosophies ranging from the extreme right to the extreme left, 'TAX' might just be the topic that seperates the winners from the losers. 

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Is Bitcoin a Currency or Commodity? Depends on What Side of the Pond You Are On

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

Last week, the European Union took a progressive step towards clarifying how digital currencies will be recognized in the EU for purposes of taxation. The EU now recognizes virtual currencies as legal tender, not commodity, and they are therefore exempt from VAT (Value Added Tax), a sales...

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Starbucks and Fiat in Trouble for Illegal Tax Practices

Przez Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

The war on tax avoidance just got a few new casualties. Usually, discussion on the international taxation of multinationals could be compared to an episode of the classic cartoon series, Tom and Jerry where Jerry always gets away in the end, snickering self-satisfactory. This time though,...

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