ortugal and Sweden signed, on 16 May 2019, a Protocol to their existing 2002 double tax treaty. Amongst other changes, an amendment to Article 18 (Pensions) provides that pensions earned in Sweden will be taxable in Sweden if not taxed in Portugal. As a result, Swedish pensioners who are living in Portugal under the non-habitual residents (NHR) regime may lose the double exemption of income tax from which they currently benefit.
The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (FAI), the Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA).
As you will no doubt be aware, protests broke out in Iran over Christmas. Demonstrators protested against rising prices, unemployment and corruption. Media outlets have reported over 20 deaths, and even the arrest of the country’s former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.