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20 November 2014
On 18 November 2014 the State Duma (the lower chamber of Russian Parliament) approved a set of amendments to the Russian Tax Code for the purpose of implementing what has commonly been described as Russia's "deoffshorisation law" ("Deoffshorisation...
13 November 2014
Ab dem 1. Januar 2015 gilt in Deutschland ein allgemeiner flächendeckender gesetzlicher Mindestlohn. "Die Höhe des Mindestlohns beträgt ab dem 1. Januar 2015 brutto 8,50 EUR je Zeitstunde." Klingt einfach – und viele...
10 November 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised AMP Limited on its acquisition of a 19.99 per cent stake in China Life Pension Company Limited, the largest pension insurance company in China. The acquisition, for a total consideration of AUD$240 million,...
7 November 2014
The market infrastructure to support EU derivatives reforms is quickly taking shape. This year has seen the first authorisations of EU central counterparties (CCPs), triggering the first clearing obligation procedure under the EU regulation on OTC derivatives,...
4 November 2014
Pension schemes are important counterparties for firms active in the EU OTC derivatives market and the EU regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR) provides a temporary exemption from the clearing obligation for certain...
9 October 2014
This client briefing discusses the recent changes to the trade reporting regime in Russia and their impact on the market and, in particular, the enforceability of close-out netting arrangements.
1 October 2014
SÃO PAULO, Brazil, October 1, 2014 — Chambers and Partners recently released its 2015 guide to Latin America, and the results again show Clifford Chance to be one of the foremost international law firms in the region. Thirteen Clifford Chance lawyers earned 19...
30 September 2014
Two standout deals on which Clifford Chance advised earned awards at Reactions magazine's prestigious 2014 North America Awards ceremony on September 23. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group's purchase of Towers Watson's reinsurance brokerage business was chosen as the...
24 September 2014
On Monday, September 22, 2014, the Treasury and IRS issued Notice 2014-52, which makes corporate inversions more difficult to accomplish and diminishes the economic benefit of inverting. The guidance described in the Notice will apply to inversions completed...
BEPS – practical impact of the hybrid and tax treaties proposals on funds, corporate groups, financial institutions and SPVs - September 2014
17 September 2014
On 16 September the OECD published the first set of seven recommendations under the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project. Two will have particularly wide implications: hybrids (Action 2) and tax treaty abuse (Action 6). These proposals are not...