BFH rules on recognition of stock losses for tax purposes

Losses from shares in companies facing insolvency can be claimed against tax from the point in time when the shares are written off the securities account. That was the verdict of the Bundesfinanzhof (BFH), Germany’s Federal Fiscal Court (Az.: VIII R 20/18). The Bundesfinanzhof has delivered an important ruling on losses from shares in companies […]

Michael RainerManaging Partner, MTR Rechtsanwälte

NLP Legal Insight May 2021 –

In respect to the promulgation of Law No. 11 of 2020 on the Job Creation (“Law 11/2020”), commonly known as Omnibus Law, the government has issued Government Regulation No. 5 of 2021 on the Implementation of Risk-Based Business Licensing (“GR 5/2021”). GR 5/2021 stipulates a new approach in business licensing, based on business risk assessment. The main […]

Marshall SitumorangFounder and Partner, Nusantara Legal Partnership

MedTech M&A Series: A Strategic Buyer’s Perspective

Join MassMedic and MedWorld Advisors, for the “M&A Medtech Series” where the state of M&A in our Industry will be discussed quarterly.  About this Event  Acquisitions in MedTech are a common event in both recessionary and boom times. Companies of all sizes are being acquired by Strategic or Financial buyers in the US and also Internationally. So, what does […]

Florence BlackFounder, MedWorld Advisors

Are Your Employees Afraid to Return to Work?

If you have employees working from home, and you want to transition them back to the workplace as the economy picks up, you may find it’s harder than you once thought. For some employees, nervousness about remaining health risks is an impediment — especially for those who haven’t been vaccinated. Many Americans clamored to be vaccinated […]

William H. ShawnCo-Managing Partner, ShawnCoulson

Company Chops in Vietnam: Sealing the Deal

In Vietnam, an official company seal or chop is used for legally authorizing documentation. A seal gives legal validity to any documents or papers issued by companies, organizations, or agencies. Any paper or document showing an official act of a company that contains only a signature of its general director is still considered insufficient. Indeed, […]

Alberto VettorettiManaging Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates

WEBINAR: The critical role of finance in mitigating cyber risk

Cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated every day… and tools are also becoming more sophisticated, but organizations of all sizes are succumbing to orchestrated cyber-attacks including ransomware, fraud, and data exfiltration. So, adopting the right strategy is important. This requires a risk management-based approach: understanding your assets, your risks and defining what to do to […]

Rajesh C KhairajaniPartner, KNAV

The EU’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“5AMLD”) has now been adopted under Irish law

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 (the “Act”) was signed into law by the President on 18 March 2021 and Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, signed the commencement order last week, 23 April 2021. This development transposes (most of) 5AMLD into Irish law, further safeguards our financial system from money […]

Mark RobertsPartner, Leman Solicitors

“Alexa, Siri, tell me how you comply with GDPR…”

Virtual voice assistants (VVAs) are interactive software-based services that are increasingly used to access and control digital ‘smart’ devices and online services, particularly in people’s homes and vehicles, but also at work. The major tech companies offer them, every smartphone has a VVA ‘living’ inside, as do some screenless ‘smart speakers’. But VVAs may also be […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors