Sponsored by PwCOn September 12 2018, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his 2018 State of the European Union (EU) address at the European Parliament. Accompanying his speech were a number of more detailed policy documents, the most important of which was the Letter of Intent from Juncker and First VP Frans Timmermans to the presidents of the European Parliament and the Austrian EU Council presidency.
Sponsored by Russell McVeaghIn June 2018, reforms intended to address BEPS became law in New Zealand with the enactment of the Taxation (Neutralising Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Act 2018 (BEPS Act).
Sponsored by Fenwick & WestThe Ninth Circuit reversed, and then withdrew its reversal of, the Tax Court's unanimous 'reviewed by the court' decision in Altera Corp. v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. 91 (2015), and held in a 2-1 decision that Treas. Reg. § 1.482-7(d)(2), requiring related entities to share the cost of employee stock compensation (the 2003 Regulation) was a valid regulation.