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ECOVIS International is a new member of the Forum of Firms
07.01.2019 | ECOVIS International is a new member of the Forum of Firms starting January 2019. The Forum of Firms is an independent association of international networks of firms that perform transnational audits.
Ecovis is now represented in Myanmar
19.12.2018 | We welcome our new partners from ECOVIS FAMAT Group headquartered in Yangon.
Financial reform for technology-oriented SMEs
28.11.2018 | As of 1st January, 2018, high-tech enterprises, technology-oriented small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and small low-profit enterprises are entitled to further tax relief. According to the Chinese ministry of finance, two major measures have been implemented since January this year. Policy First, a high-tech enterprise or a technology-oriented SME may, in the year it complies…
Business opportunities in Paraguay
28.11.2018 | Paraguay provides an ideal gateway to all the member states of the MERCOSUR (South American Common Market), a trade bloc comprising a population of some 280,000,000 in total, which makes it an attractive prospect for investors. Paraguay is only two hours’ flight away from such important cities as Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Montevideo and Santiago.…
Italy offers fiscal inducements to wealthy individuals to become residents
28.11.2018 | Italy introduced a very favourable tax regime for special individuals (the “Regime”) in January 2017. The aim is to encourage foreign high net worth individuals to move, live and invest in Italy, irrespective of their citizenship. Since then, many VIP’s and healthy people have come to Italy. One of the most famous users of this…
A UK Corporate Governance Code that is fit for the future
28.11.2018 | In July 2018 the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) released the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code which is intended to cement the UK’s position as a world leader in corporate governance. The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code was also designed to respond to: a decline in public trust as a result of some high profile corporate…
China reforms its income tax law
28.11.2018 | The Chinese government has introduced an important and comprehensive reform of its income tax regulations. The new tax law has already been passed, although the details are still in the preparatory phase. On Friday, August 31st 2018, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress confirmed the amendments to the Individual Income Tax (IIT) law,…
2018 Year-End Legal Checklist for Owners of Czech Companies
28.11.2018 | As the year 2018 draws to an end, it is a good idea for your Czech business to conduct a legal audit to avoid unnecessary risk and expenses in the coming year. A few minutes now can save you substantial cost and trouble later. Here are a few things that you should consider doing with…
Considerations prior to buying residential property in Australia
28.11.2018 | Foreign investors are very interested in the Australian property market. As is to be expected, there are several hurdles to overcome before making a purchase. The Australian property market has for many years been attractive to foreign investors. Thirty-nine percent of Sydney’s population were born abroad, with Melbourne closely following at 36% (Australian Bureau of…
How data analysis helps to identify unexploited potential
28.11.2018 | This quarter marked some exciting events for Ecovis Wingrave Yeats’ data analytics team. On Monday, 24th September, 2018, we participated in the Alternative Legal Management Summit, of which we were also a partner sponsor. This summit brings together law firm leaders with the vision to innovate, collaborate, and transform their businesses. At the summit, we…
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…
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