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.
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.
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.
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.