A new Netherlands regulation affecting EU employers that send temporary workers to the country goes into effect March 1. It aligns with the updated EU Posted Worker directive, and other member states must soon introduce similar laws.
The European Commission has launched an investigation to examine whether Nike may have been given an unfair — and unlawful — tax advantage over its competitors in the Netherlands. We tell you the reasons for the EC's challenge and why multinationals of all sizes need to pay attention.
On August 30, 2016, the European Commission found that Ireland granted illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc., and demanded that Apple repay €13 billion to Irish tax authorities. We provide a clear, concise summary of the situation and tell you what you need to consider in the wake of the ruling.
This week's Global Glance looks at why Netflix and Amazon may need to meet content quotas, and the least romantic wedding night ever.
Last month Uber announced that it will pay up to $100 million to settle class action claims from US drivers claiming to be employees rather than self-employed contractors. The global ride-hailing service is fighting similar battles on a number of fronts, including a lawsuit in the UK from drivers seeking worker rights and compensation for lost earnings.This new world of contingent labour does not come without costs, and is in many ways seriously testing old labour codes that demarcate the self-employed from the employed. The distinction is an important one.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Uber’s growth and related conflicts are a sign of the times, Malaysia’s city of the future, and a US telecommunications firm investing in Tanzania.
Our advisors' expertise and experience helping clients overcome compliance challenges of the moment put them in a great position to predict the global trends multinationals need to be aware of in 2016. Here are three of our top advisors for their informal takes on what to watch for in 2016.
Today’s technology has brought us the so-called “sharing economy,” and it is growing by leaps and bounds, not only in the West but around the world. Simple in concept, the sharing economy is also disruptive and has the potential to change the nature of work and careers. Here’s an overview of trends to look out for in two important global economic regions, Europe and Asia.
In this week's Global Glance we look at tipping practices around the world, how instability can create opportunity in emerging markets, and Soho House’s successful international expansion.
Effective January 1, 2015, France now permits an optional value-added tax (“VAT”) reverse charge procedure. The announcement follows the successful implementation of the procedure in the Netherlands and Belgium, both of which have enjoyed greater levels of trade.
If you’re thinking of hiring overseas, you’ve probably researched office space and employment costs. But before you go any further, there’s an important matter you need to consider: foreign employee vacation and overtime pay.
Hypothetical Taxes are part of a tax equalization policy — a way of ensuring that your expats do not incur a tax penalty or tax bonus by working in another country.