The First Business Clearing House, a New Approach to Scaling SME Finance

Valinvest along several other investros is launching Business Clearing House, the next-generation solution for MSME productivity and finance. The solution combining all the knowledge accumulated over the years. This innovative solution has been recently awarded the first Business Clearing License in the world in Peru, based on new legislation developed especially for this purpose. Attached […]

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The First Business Clearing House, a New Approach to Scaling SME Finance

Valinvest along several other investros is launching Business Clearing, the next-generation solution for MSME productivity and finance. The solution combining all the knowledge accumulated over the years. This innovative solution has been recently awarded the first Business Clearing License in the world in Peru, based on new legislation developed especially for this purpose. Attached please […]

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Corporate taxation in Malta – a changing landscape

It seems like every week there is a development impacting the international corporate tax landscape with changes adopted due to the evolving digital market, developments in EU Directives or implemented by other international bodies and the more recent drive towards a minimum tax rate applicable to multinationals. While this constant state of change may seem […]

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2021 Federal election in Germany: tax statements in the parties’ election programs

On September 26, 2021, a new Bundestag will be elected in Germany. In order to generate government revenue and fill gaps in the treasury, which have been widened not least by the Corona pandemic, tax policy has a key role to play. The problem could be that, due to the sharp increase in debt, there […]

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Update: Reforms in German Tax Legislation – Overview of Pending Legislative Procedures and Legislative Initiatives

As we have already reported, the German government seems intent on completing as many tax law reforms as possible as quickly as possible before the general election in September 2021. Since May 19, 2021, the recommendations of the Bundestag Finance Committee for the KöMoG and the ATAD-UmsG have been available. On May 21, 2021, both […]

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William Spiteri Bailey of RSM Malta is elected to The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

William Spiteri Bailey of RSM Malta, a longstanding member of IR Global, is happy to announce that he has been elected to the Council of The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry. Following last Wednesday’s Annual General Meeting and subsequent voting process, Malta Chamber members elected a new council for 2021-2023. The elected members, […]

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New year, new luck – important German tax changes for companies at the turn of the year

The year 2020 is history and was a year with many unexpected challenges for the vast majority of the population and businesses. However, the wheel of tax legislation and tax jurisprudence continues to turn, even though many of the legislator’s plans were significantly influenced by the Covid-19-pandemic and are likely to be significantly influenced by […]

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Reform of Sec. 50d (3) EStG (anti-treaty shopping provision)

At the end of 2020 the Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerium der Finanzen, BMF) presented a draft bill for a Withholding Tax Relief Modernisation Act (Abzugsteuerentlastungsmodernisierungsgesetz, AbzStEntModG), which is intended in particular to address the illegality of Sec. 50d (3) German Income Tax Act (Einkommensteuergesetz, EStG) under European Union (EU) law. It also contains several […]

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“BREXIT” – consequences for VAT

Since “BREXIT”, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (EU), Companies with supply and service relationships with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland face tougher rules for VAT purposes. Any previous VAT regulations based on EU law are no longer applied from January 1, 2021. While on December 24, 2020, the […]

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Jean-François Alandry of You Are Capital participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

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