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Asia focus

  • A look at international tax planning in Myanmar

    The opening of Myanmar to the world and its ongoing transition to an open economy has generated a huge amount of interest from multinational companies looking to capitalise on Asia’s latest emerging economy. With the entry of multinationals, Jack Sheehan and Bernard Cobarrubias of DFDL look at the renewed interest in cross-border transactions and naturally, international tax planning.

  • Singapore: The global Asia hub

    Singapore is a strategic centre for businesses hoping to grow their presence in Asia. Chiu Wu Hong and Harvey Koenig, tax partners at KPMG in Singapore, explore the jurisdiction's tax regime to see what makes Singapore an optimum investment gateway for Asia, including what marks it out as a holding company or headquarter location compared with other locations in the region

  • Revised circulars would boost investment climate in India

    With the growing value of transactions, the amounts under dispute in transfer pricing controversies in India have steadily increased. Vishal Rai of EY explores how the information technology (IT) sector has been impacted, and how revised circulars for taxing IT and R&D centres could benefit the investment climate.

  • REITs implementation in Thailand

    Chinapat Visuttipat of HNP Counsel – Taxand, explores the planned introduction of real estate investment trusts (REITs) legislation in Thailand, looking at how it will work in practice, how it compares with other regimes in the region, and how it will impact the property market.

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