Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: AustraliaServices: Employment & Immigration
This week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced his ministerial team, following the Coalition Government’s election victory on May 18.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: PanamaIndustries: Media & EntertainmentServices: Legal
Panama, May 28, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €390,000,000 4.750% senior secured notes due 2025, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A.
Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: ChinaItalyServices: Legal
Risk Management of Chinese Enterprises and Localized Employee Welfare &Assistance Services
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: PortugalSwedenServices: Tax
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.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: GuernseyIsle of Man...Services: Tax
The governments of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man issued jointly a second guidance to provide further assistance on the scope and application of the economic substance legislation for companies in the Crown Dependencies.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanServices: Legal
Tourism has been identified by the Oman government as one of the sectors to diversify the economy away from oil, which is currently the main source of revenue for the country. Based on this initiative, the Oman government, represented mainly by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Housing, has issued a number of laws and regulations that regulate local and international investment in the tourism sector.
Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: Banking & FinanceServices: Financial ServicesInvestment Promotion
The next twelve months could turn out to be a pivotal year for China’s capital markets, the largest in the Asia-Pacific and the world’s third largest bond market. The proposed inclusion of Chinese yuan bonds in the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index, phased in over a 20-month period starting in April 2019, could further accelerate the participation of foreign investors.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ItalyServices: LegalEmployment & Immigration
Be aware of any agencies, advisors or anyone else offering to help obtain Italian citizenship easily, in a very short period of time and regardless of not being resident in Italy for the necessary minimum time required, having a criminal record or not having sufficient income.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: USAServices: Employment & Immigration
President Trump presented the broad outlines of a reform proposal that would include reductions in family-based immigration, replacement of the current permanent residence system with a points-based program, and greater border security measures. The proposal would not change the U.S. green card quota.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: PhilippinesServices: Employment & Immigration
Philippines: Clarifying Guidelines Issued on Work Authorization for Foreign Nationals – The Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Justice and the Bureau of Immigration have issued joint guidelines to clarify the current rules and procedures on the issuance of work authorization to foreign nationals.