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January 2021
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 14
Wel­come to the latest edi­tion of "On your radar", which is a story of two halves…   First, we take the op­por­tun­ity to look back at de­vel­op­ments dur­ing 2020, in many cases high­light­ing those that...
19 October 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
To fight against tax fraud and tax avoid­ance, the States have sig­ni­fic­antly de­veloped the use of ex­changes of in­form­a­tion. In­deed, in the course of tax audit pro­ced­ures, it is now very ha­bitu­al that a...
October 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
By can­cel­ling on 15 Ju­ly 2020, the de­cision ad­op­ted by the European Com­mis­sion on 30 Au­gust 2016, which had found that Ire­land's tax treat­ment of Apple con­sti­tuted State aid, the European Gen­er­al Court...
22 September 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
On 15 Ju­ly 2020, the European Com­mis­sion ad­op­ted a new tax pack­age to sup­port eco­nom­ic re­cov­ery and long-term growth with­in the European Uni­on (“EU”). Fur­ther­ing EU tax policy, the pack­age builds...
10 September 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
Art­icle 123 Bis of the French Tax Code (CGI) Fur­ther to a case law of June 24, 2020, No. 19PA00458, from the Par­is Ad­min­is­trat­ive Court of Ap­peal, Art­icle 123 Bis of the French Tax Code which is an anti-tax...
07 September 2020
Con­sumer Products News­let­ter
Be­low you will find the top­ics of the news­let­ter:EUROPEAN UNI­ON ART­ICLESEU Com­mis­sion Shows Re­tail Al­li­ances The Yel­low CardEU's New Farm To Fork Strategy: New La­beling Re­quire­ments And A "Meat Tax" -...
22 July 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
COURT CASE 28 MAY 2020 (COURT OF AP­PEAL OF MONACO) Panama pa­pers and Monaco Sov­er­eign Or­din­ance of 23 March 2010 on In­ter­na­tion­al Tax Co­oper­a­tion Case law on ex­change of tax in­form­a­tion gives the basis...
July 2020
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 13
In this edi­tion of On Your Radar we look at in­ter­na­tion­al re­sponses to lift­ing lock­down and re­turn­ing to the work­place. Pan­dem­ics press fast for­ward on change, and we wanted to un­der­stand the glob­al re­sponse...
26 June 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
Fur­ther to the pro­pos­al is­sued by the Com­mis­sion a few weeks ago, and fol­low­ing the ap­prov­al by the EU Par­lia­ment on 19 June, the Coun­cil of the EU has ad­op­ted on 24 June 2020 the re­vi­sion of the dir­ect­ive...
15 June 2020
The new nor­mal: Re­turn­ing from lock­down and com­ing back to the work­place
The ef­fects of COV­ID-19 on the glob­al busi­ness en­vir­on­ment are ser­i­ous and far-reach­ing. So­cial dis­tan­cing, lim­its to in­ter­na­tion­al travel and dis­rup­tions to glob­al sup­ply chains are real­it­ies that busi­nesses...
12 May 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
The European Com­mis­sion pub­lished on 8 May 2020 a pro­pos­al for a dir­ect­ive aim­ing at de­fer­ring for three months the dis­clos­ure of in­form­a­tion re­lated to cer­tain cross-bor­der ar­range­ments be­cause of the...
7 April 2020
Tax Con­nect Flash
23 March 2020 Emer­gency Act No. 2020-290 de­clared COV­ID-19 state of health emer­gency ap­plic­able over the next 2 months fol­low­ing en­force­ment (i.e. 24 March), sub­ject to ex­ten­sion or early ter­min­a­tion...