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Co-operation between Ecovis Hungary and Wolters Kluwer
16.10.2018 | Since the spring of 2017 Ecovis Hungary has operated several trending legal blogs for the public in Hungarian concerning different areas of law including mining, real estate, corporate, commercial, procurement law and the law of trusts.
Lithuania’s launches regulatory sandbox for FinTech companies
15.10.2018 | FinTech startups and companies will soon be able in Lithuania to test their innovative products business solutions in a live environment with real customers while the Bank of Lithuania will provide them with consultations.
United Kingdom: Navigating the tax issues for a multi-jurisdiction crypto-business
12.10.2018 | Ecovis Wingrave Yeats (London) has recently engaged with a company which is raising capital through an initial coin offering (ICO) which it will then invest in a basket of established and emerging cryptocurrencies with masternode infrastructure.
United Kingdom: Points which employees and employers need to observe in the UK in future
12.10.2018 | Why determining whether a prospective employee has the right to work in the UK could get much more complicated because of Brexit.
USA: Finally, Some Alphabet Soup for the Soul: The Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (“FDII”) Deduction
12.10.2018 | Internal Revenue Code Section 250 has been added to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “TCJA”), creating a new preferential tax rate for income derived by domestic corporations serving foreign markets.
Romania: Energy market regulation: providing value, creating synergies
12.10.2018 | The energy regulatory framework of Romania has evolved over the past 20 years from a highly centralised model to an essentially customer-centric system, with extremely liquid power markets, gas exchanges in formation and complex financial products and analyses that start to resemble those of the financial world.
Ecovis is now represented in Cambodia
02.10.2018 | We welcome our new partners from ECOVIS VSDK & Partners headquartered in Phnom Penh.
ECOVIS is now offering legal services in Israel
27.09.2018 | ECOVIS Lalkin Weiss is an Israeli boutique law firm founded in 2010 by Erez Lalkin and Erez Weiss.
Lithuania become a country with clear legal framework for cryptocurrencies with regard to taxes
03.09.2018 | Lithuania has become one of the first countries in the world responding to the impact of the cryptocurrencies on financial markets.
United Kingdom: Recognition for ECOVIS Wingrave Yeats’ Data Analytics initiative
21.08.2018 | At the end of July, ECOVIS Wingrave Yeats’ Data Analytics team was shortlisted for Mid-Tier Innovation of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards 2018. From an idea born in mid-2015, we embarked on an entirely new journey by launching a ‘Data Analytics’ service line within the practice. Through this initiative, we set out to…
Switzerland: Determination of the place of supply for vat purposes
21.08.2018 | Deliveries with installation to Switzerland: who takes on the role of importer of record? Making a clear distinction between a “contract for work, labour and materials” and a “delivery with minimal assembly and installation” is key here. In Switzerland, only a true importer with Swiss VAT registration may claim back import tax. An exception to…
Czech Republic: How the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to due diligence reviews and M&A transactions
21.08.2018 | Privacy protection plays a vital role in every transaction, whether in assessing the risks for the buyer, should personal data in the target company not be handled correctly, or in considering how to deal with personal data obtained within the framework of legal due diligence. It affects sellers, buyers and target companies alike. The EU’s…
Germany: Transfer pricing correct calculation
21.08.2018 | Settlements within a group of companies with a foreign connection must comply with the arm's length principle and take place as between third parties, to avoid suspicion of tax evasion.
ECOVIS International – why it is worthwhile to join our network
25.07.2018 | It was not an easy decision but definitely the right one – this is what Christopher Jenkins says about joining ECOVIS International. His office in London has been part of the network for more than 10 years. We asked him why he joined Ecovis and what the benefits are of belonging to a global network.
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Clear rules turn cryptocurrencies into success models for start-ups
20.07.2018 | Founders need legal certainty if their businesses are based on cryptocurrencies or they use them for financing. Certainty exists if legislators clearly regulate the legal framework for cryptocurrencies, especially with regard to taxes.
Barlow Robbins Solicitors, Ecovis’ UK legal partner, recruits life sciences partner
13.07.2018 | The UK has one of the largest life sciences markets in the world and the sector commands an important position within the UK economy. Barlow Robbins has recruited Tim Matthews as an additional partner in its Corporate and Commercial group. Tim has wide experience in the life sciences sector with over 25 years’ experience acting…
Russian Federation: Increase of VAT rate to 20%
13.07.2018 | The Russian VAT rate is very likely to rise from 18% to 20% starting from 2019. The respective draft law was introduced by the Russian government on June 15, 2018.
From iGaming Pioneer to Crypto and Block Chain Hub
13.07.2018 | Over the years, Malta has gained renown as one of the top online gaming and betting jurisdictions for businesses wanting to establish themselves and prosper under local and EU regimes. This reputation primarily owes itself to Malta being the first EU Member State to regulate online gaming, thus gaining experience in the constant refinement of…
Co-operation with external partners crowned with success
13.07.2018 | Ecovis has entered into successful co-operation with GIA, a business partner specialized in different projects designed to install systems of integrated supply management.
Ecovis Costa Rica has many successful clients. The fact that Ecovis is an international firm has helped us with the acquisition of one of our clients, PTI.
12.07.2018 | PTI is currently focused on expansion of infrastructure throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States.
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