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Posted By Bruce Perlman
In October of last year, it was widely reported that the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) had struck down the transatlantic EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Framework. This is the arrangement that allowed U.S. companies to lawfully handle the personal information of European individuals.
Posted By Kate Miles
The UK government has recently proposed a number of measures to help provide more affordable housing. Part of these measures aim to introduce a higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for purchasing second and subsequent properties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Posted By Pam Uhl
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”). Notable for the relocation industry, the PATH Act amended the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”) to increase the FIRPTA withholding rate from 10…
Posted By Ashley Barry
There has been a recent development in customs requirements for household goods shipments coming into Shanghai, China that may impact assignees’ relocation plans.