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  • Recession opens the door for Islamic finance

    The slowdown in the demand for conventional financing thanks to the economic downturn has left debt and equity issuers considering alternative methods, such as Islamic finance. Joanna Faith finds out if governments outside the Muslim world are doing enough with their tax legislation to make this new approach a viable option.


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  • Recession opens the door for Islamic finance

    The slowdown in the demand for conventional financing thanks to the economic downturn has left debt and equity issuers considering alternative methods, such as Islamic finance. Joanna Faith finds out if governments outside the Muslim world are doing enough with their tax legislation to make this new approach a viable option.

  • Life on the bench provides insights for taxpayers

    Juan Vasquez, a sitting US Tax Court judge, and Donald Bowman, former chief justice of the Tax Court of Canada, offer insights into the highest level of judiciary for tax matters in North America and give some advice to both taxpayers and practitioners

  • New South Wales move creates stamp duty concerns

    Taxpayers should be aware of the change from land rich to landholder duty in New South Wales. The new rules could apply to a variety of transactions, warns Costa Koutsis of Baker & McKenzie

  • Q&A: Omar Zuniga of GE Mexico

    Omar Zuniga of GE Mexico tells Joanna Faith how he and his tax department are dealing with the economic downturn

  • Germany proposes temporary relief for taxpayers

    by Jack Grocott

  • Possible taxpayers deal with treaty override

    Not all Mexican-source income is treated as business income, which might equate to an override of all the articles on business profits of the Mexican tax treaty network. Ricardo Rendón and Oscar López-Velarde of Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cia explain.

  • Anti-avoidance measures have warnings for taxpayers

    China's recent efforts to combat abusive planning can be seen best in the recent transfer pricing regulations, explain David Cho, Michael To and Newton Shum of Mazars in Hong Kong

  • US proposals may transform competitive landscape

    The new US administration is proposing dramatic changes to the international tax provisions in the tax code. Barbara Angus, Eric Oman and Rob Kulik of Ernst & Young discuss the latest developments.

  • Tax stars shine at awards

    The winners of the European Tax Awards picked up their prizes at a dinner in London in May

  • Appeal court favours tax authorities in Vodafone 2

    Peter Cussons of PricewaterhouseCoopers believes the Court of Appeal in London may have been guilty of faulty reasoning when it ruled against the taxpayer in the Vodafone 2 CFC litigation.

  • GLO verdict produces mixed result for taxpayers

    Savina Kanagasabay of Dorsey & Whitney explains why the test claimants lost a landmark case even though the English court decided to allow an entitlement to compound interest for breaches of community law


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International Correspondents


International Tax Review Profile

Very interesting analysis on the UK Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association case C-591/15 by #PhilipBaker… https://t.co/obBIkBaR28

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International Tax Review Profile

The UK budget next week could be an interesting one from several angles. Aside from the key tax implications, the C… https://t.co/uPJw7O3NtO

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International Tax Review Profile

BBC News - HSBC to pay €300m to settle tax investigation https://t.co/riv9kO0ub0

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International Tax Review Profile

@IsaiBCortez This is in the UK

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International Tax Review Profile

RT @JolyonMaugham: Just as tax judges flexed their common law muscles in the tax avoidance sphere, employment judges are flexing theirs in…

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International Correspondents