Resolving Disputes: A Brief Guide for Business Owners

We all know that running a business is not easy and when you add in the many complex relationships to the mix, commercial disputes are an inevitable part of every company’s life; when they happen, you have a choice as to how to deal with the issue however, so you don’t lose time, that you deal with […]

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Islamic Finance In Indonesia: Implementation Of Sharia-Based Peer-to-Peer Lending

In recent years, Indonesia’s Fintech sector has grown rapidly and made considerable impacts on the country’s financial services. This includes the emergence of peer-to-peer lending (“P2P Lending”), whose particular market is Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (“SMEs”). As Indonesia is the most populous Muslim-majority country in the world, people have growing interest in Sharia-based financial services. […]

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5 Step Guide to Personal Injury Cases in Ireland

Under the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003, all Personal Injury* claims with the exception of medical or dental negligence must be submitted to the Injuries Board as a matter of course. This statutory body was set up to offer a cost effective means of dealing with the majority of Personal Injury* cases and it […]

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Saudi Business Continuity Updates

I was honored to moderate a panel last week in the first of AmCham Saudi Arabia’s 6-event Public Private Partnership (PPP) series with Esmail Al-Solom (National Infrastructure Fund/NIF), Salman Badr (National Center for Privatization/NCP), Nasser Al-Shawaf (Al-Bawani), Abdulelah Al-Sheikh (Jacobs Engineering) and Mohammed Al-Balwi (Tamasuk Holdings). While slow to blossom since the unveiling of Vision […]

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Voluntary declaration for tax evasion still possible despite the exchange of financial data with Turkey

As part of the ongoing fight against tax evasion, the German tax authorities can expect to receive information regarding foreign accounts at the end of September, with the country of Turkey having signed up for the first time last year. And yet it is still possible to submit a voluntary declaration. Financial data is routinely […]

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They Approve Optional Withdrawal Of Funds In The Private Pension System

The Congress of the Republic approved the law that allows the optional extraordinary withdrawal of up to S/ 18,400.00 (4 UITs) from the funds that members have in the Private Pension System (SPP) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in the year 2022.Below, we detail the most important points of this standard: The withdrawal […]

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Trusting Your Trust is Tax Compliant

Trusts are often established for the purpose of holding assets with no intention of trading. The assets held by the trust could be shares or property that do not generate income that would be subject to income tax. Sometimes this leads to trustees misunderstanding their tax compliance obligations. Every year the South African Revenue Service […]

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Will writing was never so easy in the UAE. The new template & Abu Dhabi Law No. 14/2021 On Personal Status for Non-Muslim Foreigners

The will writing & probating of non-Muslim wills was never so easy before. This service enables non-Muslims to apply for the probating of a non-Muslim will so that the inheritance of the testator will be disposed of after his/ her decease without any further delay. Previously the procedure of application was clear but the will […]

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Newsletter May 2022

Amendments to the Health Insurance Act were published in issue 32 of the State Gazette on 3rd April 2022 aiming to regulate the health insurance and medical care of foreigners arriving and staying in the Republic of Bulgaria. The legislative changes were made mainly due to the foreigners arriving in Bulgaria from Ukraine, who were […]

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Will wring was never so easy in the UAE (The new template & Abu Dhabi Law No. 14/2021 On Personal Status for Non-Muslim Foreigners

The will writing & probating of non-Muslim wills was never so easy before. This service enables non-Muslims to apply for the probating of a non-Muslim will so that the inheritance of the testator will be disposed of after his/ her decease without any further delay.  Previously the procedure of application was clear but the will […]

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