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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    What Is The Best License For A Private Equity Or Hedge Fund Manager In Japan?

    There is no clean ''One size fits all'' solution for a Japan presence engaged in capital raising activities. For this reason, considerable thought and planning should precede the decision to establish a presence in Japan for these activities. Among the questions that should be considered (and answered with a ''Strong...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Structuring And Financing M&A In Russia

    For a foreign investor, holding shares in Russian operating subsidiaries through a Russian holding company is not efficient for various tax reasons. First, there is no concept of fiscal consolidation or group relief for losses under Russian law; the holding company and each of its operating subsidiaries are treated as...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Global Equal Employment Opportunity Toolkit: How To Draft And Launch Cross-Border Policies And Initiatives

    Equal employment opportunity initiatives such as policies, procedures and code of conduct provisions on discrimination, harassment and diversity have long been vital to domestic American employers. Now, with the global economy, the equal employment issue has grown more international than ever before. As US-based multinationals globally align an increasing list...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    You Can't Outsource Competition Law - Why European Competition Law Is Important In Outsourcing Transactions

    The common characteristic of sourcing is that one or more "Outsourcing service providers" will supply the "Customer" with certain services relating to business processes that the latter previously performed in-house. Companies frequently outsource functions that are considered to be "Non core," particularly with respect to IT, finance and HR, to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Recent Changes In VAT In Russia

    With respect to goods sold which are brought under the customs regimes of exports, international transit or free customs zone, the period for proving entitlement to the zero percent VAT rate applicable under such regimes is extended from 180 days to 270 days. The extension applies until January 1, 2011...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Japan Outlines 2010 Tax Reforms

    A new intra-group transaction regime will be introduced under which gain or loss from transfers of certain assets between domestic companies which are 100% group companies will be deferred until the asset is transferred outside the corporate group. These assets would include fixed assets, land, monetary claims, securities and deferred...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Transfer Of Undertakings In Asia: An EU Or A US Approach?

    In these current times of economic downturn, many large employers try to eliminate or dispose of those lines of business that are less profitable, unsuccessfully integrated or inadequately managed. An option, albeit one that might be very time consuming and expensive as we have seen so many times during this...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Key Changes In Russian Tax Laws

    Russia is undergoing some significant new developments in its tax legislation. The law now requires that, if a tax agent, such as an employer, cannot withhold individual income tax, it has to report each such case not only to the tax authority, but also to the taxpayer, and such report...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Swedish Competition Authority Argues For Improvements To Legal Framework For Re-Use Of Public Sector Information (PSI) For Commercial Purposes

    In a government consultation response dated 25 November 2009, the Swedish Competition Authority argues that the legal framework enabling private companies to re-use information obtained from public sector entities requires essential improvements in order to truly promote a commercial market for Public Sector Information ("PSI"). Suggested improvements include the establishment...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Struggles Of Shipping Dual-Use Goods To China

    US exports to China have risen rapidly in recent years, totaling $69.7 billion in 2008, up nearly 30 percent from 2006. As demand fell during the global economic slowdown, US exports to China dropped but still accounted for 6.2 percent of total US exports, up from 5.5 percent in 2008....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    US Trade Snooping Won't Open Markets

    The recent "Three amigos" summit put US President Barack Obama's trade identity crisis on full display. On the one hand, he praised open markets and again vowed to resist protectionist impulses. On the other hand, Mr. Obama's Canadian and Mexican counterparts gave him an earful about US policies harming trade...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Raising Capital For Private Equity Funds

    The authors survey the current private equity fundraising efforts and analyze the implications of the identified trends. They also discuss in depth one of the most important challenges private fund sponsors are facing today: the risk of investor defaults, and the resulting growth of secondary transactions involving private fund interests....

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Paying The Price For Obama's Lack Of A Trade Policy

    President Obama is neither a committed free-trader nor a hard-core protectionist. But his continuing failure to commit to a pro-trade agenda amounts to de facto protectionism and subverts his economic and foreign policy objectives. Reacting recently to a provision in the climate change bill that would impose trade penalties against...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Taxation In Russia - An Overview

    The Russian tax system includes federal, regional and local taxes. While federal taxes are payable in all Russian regions, regional and local taxes are applicable to companies registered or doing business in the relevant region and municipality. The Russian tax system has undergone significant revision since 1999 when the Tax...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    What Is The Best License For A Private Equity Or Hedge Fund Manager In Japan?

    There is no clean ''One size fits all'' solution for a Japan presence engaged in capital raising activities. For this reason, considerable thought and planning should precede the decision to establish a presence in Japan for these activities. Among the questions that should be considered (and answered with a ''Strong...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    You Can't Outsource Competition Law - Why European Competition Law Is Important In Outsourcing Transactions

    The common characteristic of sourcing is that one or more "Outsourcing service providers" will supply the "Customer" with certain services relating to business processes that the latter previously performed in-house. Companies frequently outsource functions that are considered to be "Non core," particularly with respect to IT, finance and HR, to...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Japan Outlines 2010 Tax Reforms

    A new intra-group transaction regime will be introduced under which gain or loss from transfers of certain assets between domestic companies which are 100% group companies will be deferred until the asset is transferred outside the corporate group. These assets would include fixed assets, land, monetary claims, securities and deferred...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Taxation In Russia - An Overview

    The Russian tax system includes federal, regional and local taxes. While federal taxes are payable in all Russian regions, regional and local taxes are applicable to companies registered or doing business in the relevant region and municipality. The Russian tax system has undergone significant revision since 1999 when the Tax...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Structuring And Financing M&A In Russia

    For a foreign investor, holding shares in Russian operating subsidiaries through a Russian holding company is not efficient for various tax reasons. First, there is no concept of fiscal consolidation or group relief for losses under Russian law; the holding company and each of its operating subsidiaries are treated as...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Transfer Of Undertakings In Asia: An EU Or A US Approach?

    In these current times of economic downturn, many large employers try to eliminate or dispose of those lines of business that are less profitable, unsuccessfully integrated or inadequately managed. An option, albeit one that might be very time consuming and expensive as we have seen so many times during this...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Key Changes In Russian Tax Laws

    Russia is undergoing some significant new developments in its tax legislation. The law now requires that, if a tax agent, such as an employer, cannot withhold individual income tax, it has to report each such case not only to the tax authority, but also to the taxpayer, and such report...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Global Equal Employment Opportunity Toolkit: How To Draft And Launch Cross-Border Policies And Initiatives

    Equal employment opportunity initiatives such as policies, procedures and code of conduct provisions on discrimination, harassment and diversity have long been vital to domestic American employers. Now, with the global economy, the equal employment issue has grown more international than ever before. As US-based multinationals globally align an increasing list...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Swedish Competition Authority Argues For Improvements To Legal Framework For Re-Use Of Public Sector Information (PSI) For Commercial Purposes

    In a government consultation response dated 25 November 2009, the Swedish Competition Authority argues that the legal framework enabling private companies to re-use information obtained from public sector entities requires essential improvements in order to truly promote a commercial market for Public Sector Information ("PSI"). Suggested improvements include the establishment...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Recent Changes In VAT In Russia

    With respect to goods sold which are brought under the customs regimes of exports, international transit or free customs zone, the period for proving entitlement to the zero percent VAT rate applicable under such regimes is extended from 180 days to 270 days. The extension applies until January 1, 2011...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Paying The Price For Obama's Lack Of A Trade Policy

    President Obama is neither a committed free-trader nor a hard-core protectionist. But his continuing failure to commit to a pro-trade agenda amounts to de facto protectionism and subverts his economic and foreign policy objectives. Reacting recently to a provision in the climate change bill that would impose trade penalties against...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    US Trade Snooping Won't Open Markets

    The recent "Three amigos" summit put US President Barack Obama's trade identity crisis on full display. On the one hand, he praised open markets and again vowed to resist protectionist impulses. On the other hand, Mr. Obama's Canadian and Mexican counterparts gave him an earful about US policies harming trade...

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Raising Capital For Private Equity Funds

    The authors survey the current private equity fundraising efforts and analyze the implications of the identified trends. They also discuss in depth one of the most important challenges private fund sponsors are facing today: the risk of investor defaults, and the resulting growth of secondary transactions involving private fund interests....

    Provided By White & Case

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Struggles Of Shipping Dual-Use Goods To China

    US exports to China have risen rapidly in recent years, totaling $69.7 billion in 2008, up nearly 30 percent from 2006. As demand fell during the global economic slowdown, US exports to China dropped but still accounted for 6.2 percent of total US exports, up from 5.5 percent in 2008....

    Provided By White & Case