On December 13, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the “Treasury”) issued proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”) addressing various aspects of the withholding and information reporting regime commonly referred to as “FATCA”. The Proposed Regulations provide significant relief from potential withholding and compliance burdens that U.S. and non-U.S. … Continue Reading
On May 11, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance (the “Division”) released new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (“C&DIs”) comprising the Division’s new interpretations of the proxy rules and Schedules 14A and 14C. The new C&DIs replace interpretations previously published in the Division’s Proxy Rules and Schedule 14A Manual of Publicly Available … Continue Reading
On April 2, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Notice 2018-29 (the “Notice”), announcing the intention of the IRS and the Department of the Treasury to issue regulations regarding the withholding requirements under Section 1446(f), which was promulgated pursuant to recently enacted U.S. tax legislation, commonly referred to as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs … Continue Reading
Background As mentioned in our July 2017 edition of UK Tax Round Up, the UK has enacted a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. The law comes into effect on 30th September 2017, and businesses should ensure that they have considered its impact before then. A risk assessment … Continue Reading
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