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  • Winds of change: Energy taxation evolving as oil price slips further

    August 21, 2015

    A turbulent year for the energy sector has seen oil prices decreasing by more than half from June 2014 to the beginning of 2015 and brent crude oil dipping below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009. This volatility has caused longer term, widespread repercussions across the industry. Jimmie van der Zwaan from Taxand Netherlands looks at some of the consequences impacting the sector, including an increase in M&A activity, tax concessions instigated by governments and major oil companies announcing ravaged profits - and this is before considering the gathering momentum of the OECD's initiatives to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in international tax planning.

  • Behind the scenes with China’s tax minister: Writing on the wall spells harmonisation

    August 21, 2015

    With the government fast-tracking economic and fiscal development, Wang Jun, China’s Tax Commissioner (ministerial level) provides insights into how he is bringing Chinese tax policy into line with global standards, and the importance of taking care of the pond if you want good quality fish.

  • Disclosure of intercompany agreements under BEPS

    August 21, 2015

    Much time and attention has been devoted to planning for a post-BEPS world, from analysing systems that may need to be adopted to looking at how taxpayer-tax authority relationships are likely to change. But less has been said about the impact of BEPS deliverables on commercial contract documentation and the extent to which such contracts will be scrutinised. Jen Winterhalder, a solicitor in PwC Legal and Latika Sharma, a partner and head of PwC Legal’s intellectual property and commercial contracts team, focus on the importance of matching contract terms to commercial substance, both now and for the future.

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    August 24, 2015

    Internationaltaxreview.com has an exciting new feature. Live-chat or leave us a message now!

  • Vicious and virtuous circles: Planning for change with Schroders’ group tax head

    July 10, 2015

    Joe Stanley-Smith talks to Sue Cooper, group head of tax at global asset management company Schroders, about inter-departmental cooperation, planning for change and the difference between vicious and virtuous circles.

  • The new Italian Patent Box regime

    August 21, 2015

    As governments around the world assess the best way to attract – and tax – R&D and intellectual property investment, Giulia Cipollini and Bianca Macrina of Withers in Milan look at the incentives taxpayers can avail in Italy, tracking the nuances of the Italian Patent Box regime from introduction to operation.

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  • ECJ rules against French dividend legislation in Steria case

    September 04, 2015

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in favour of multinational IT company Steria in its dispute with France. It could lead to major changes regarding fiscal integration and refunds for some companies.

  • Foreign investors cheer India’s endorsement of AP Shah MAT recommendations

    September 04, 2015

    In good news for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), the Indian government has accepted the recommendations of the AP Shah panel on India’s minimum alternate tax (MAT).

  • China and Taiwan agree tax treaty

    August 27, 2015

    China and Taiwan have agreed a double tax treaty after talks between the Taipei-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) and Beijing-headquartered Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS).

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