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Investing In 2021 The new 2021 Investing In guide features 21 jurisdictions. The guide provides the latest information on foreign direct investment, market trends, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and disclosure/reporting, capital markets, antitrust/competition, tax, employment and labour, and IP and data protection.

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Investing In 2021

(3 days ago) As a consequence, investing through a blocker does not generally reduce US taxes on ongoing operations. However, a blocker may produce a benefit upon exit because the disposition of the stock of the blocker corporation is generally exempt from US tax, whereas a disposition of the assets of the business would not be.

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Investing In 2021

(5 days ago) Investing in Public Companies. Investing in public companies is subject to approvals, as elaborated under 5.2 Securities Regulation, and may trigger disclosure or general tender offer requirements pursuant to the securities laws and listing rules.. Merger Control Review . Depending on the turnovers of the concentrating parties, an M&A transaction may require clearance from the competition

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(1 days ago) The US Virgin Islands (USVI) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located approximately 1,100 miles southeast of Miami, Florida. Acquired from Denmark in 1917, the USVI is made up of the islands of St Croix, St John, St Thomas and Water Island, plus numerous uninhabited cays, with a total population of just over 100,000.

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Investing In 2021

(5 days ago) 2021 Forecast. Although the 2021 forecast largely depends on the spread of COVID-19, many domestic and foreign investors are optimistic about the investment landscape in Japan in 2021. Despite COVID-19, the number of M&A deals and investments in Japan in …

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(9 days ago) Investing at an Offshore Level. To stay away from the Indian tax net, in certain cases, investments are made at an offshore level which owns the Indian target/business, as opposed to a direct investment in an Indian entity. The seller may be subject to tax in India at the time of exit (where the offshore holding entity derives "substantial

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(Just Now) The firm’s client base is a diverse range of large international corporations, leading energy and construction companies in Europe, and some of the wealthiest individuals investing in Montenegro. Radonjic Associates has a particularly strong focus on the corporate and commercial, energy, banking and finance, foreign direct investment, real

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(Just Now) As of 1 January 2020, the corporate tax rate is 20.6%. VAT is charged on goods and services in line with EU rules. The standard rate is 25%, while the reduced rates are 12% and 6%. Real estate stamp duty is triggered upon the transfer of real estate, at a rate of 4.25% if the transferee is a legal entity.

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(6 days ago) This new regulation specifically targets investors from outside the EU or the EEE investing in targets of national importance. It does so by lowering the threshold of investment in companies of sensitive sectors which requires prior authorisation from the French Ministry of the Economy from 25% of voting rights to 10% in sensitive listed companies.

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(4 days ago) An open-ended fund investing in, for example, the travel and hospitality industries is likely to need more disclosures than one investing in less-affected industries. The key point to bear in mind is that whether or not offering documents meet the required standards will be judged with the benefit of hindsight.

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Investing In 2021

(Just Now) Investing In 2021. Last Updated January 18, 2021. Jordan. Trends and Developments Trends and Developments. Authors Yousef S. Khalilieh. Arwa T. Al Azzeh. Rajai K. W. Dajani & Associates is a pioneering law firm in Amman, Jordan, providing the highest-quality legal services on an international level. The firm was founded in 1990, and has

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Alternative Funds 2021

(8 days ago) Private funds investing in music catalogues are another “niche” segment of the industry receiving increased attention. One reason for this seems to be the evolution of music-streaming services, which has created a mechanism for owners to capture licensing fees each time a particular song is played. Fund sponsors have launched private equity

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(6 days ago) investing a great amount of money to create and design a new and unknown label and packaging for their products; investing in promotional campaigns to show consumers the new face of the product, among many other things that need to be considered to comply with this prohibition.

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(7 days ago) Ireland currently has no restrictions on investors investing in Ireland but this will be subject to certain limited changes with the recent announcement of domestic legislation to be introduced – the Investment Screening Bill 2020, described further below. Ireland is subject to the requirements of EU Regulation 2019/452 (the "EU FDI Regulation").

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(Just Now) Raposo Bernardo & Associados is an international full-service law firm, with practices in Africa (Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, and São Tomé and Príncipe) and Europe (Portugal, Poland and Spain). In Cabo Verde, with a team of 12 lawyers locally and abroad, the firm offers more than 20 years of local experience by participating in the most innovative and relevant projects

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(7 days ago) The German FDI screening regime applies to foreign investors structured as investment funds and to limited partners investing in investment funds (see 1.2 Regulatory Framework for FDI). Indirect shareholding is typically attributed to the fund's foreign top holding company, and in some cases, even to the fund's limited partners (investors).

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(6 days ago) Herzog Fox & Neeman has emerged, since its foundation almost 50 years ago, as Israel’s powerhouse law firm, providing cutting-edge, commercial and innovative advice to an unrivalled roster of local and multinational companies, investors and entrepreneurs. Widely ranked as top tier, it is the go-to firm for multinationals, leading PE and VC funds and start-ups on matters that have transformed

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(Just Now) Investing In 2021. Last Updated February 04, 2021. Greece. Trends and Developments Trends and Developments. Author Yannis Kelemenis. Kelemenis & Co. is a leading Athens-based law firm providing quality legal services in the key corporate and commercial areas. The firm advises a varied client base that includes corporations, governments

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(9 days ago) Capital Gains. Income stemming from the sale, exchange or disposition by a foreign beneficiary of shares and any type of corporate participation in Argentine companies is subject to income tax at (i) a 15% rate on the net gain, or (ii) a 13.5% rate on the gross amount of the transaction, at the option of the seller.

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(7 days ago) Effects of COVID-19. The Austrian economy, a main pillar of which is the tourism industry, was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite swift and decisive action by the Austrian government, including substantial state aid packages, the Austrian GDP is estimated to contract by about 7.1% in 2020 (as compared to 1.4% growth in 2019), with a gradual recovery of about 3.6% expected in 2021/22.

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(6 days ago) Investing In Trends and Developments. contributed by Arthur Cox LLP. Insurance & Reinsurance 2021. Insurance & Reinsurance Trends and Developments. contributed by Matheson. Investment Funds 2021. Investment Funds Law and Practice. contributed by Walkers. Corporate Tax 2021.

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(1 days ago) The market capitalisation of the Korea Exchange is USD1.45 trillion, the 16th largest global stock exchange as of October 2020. The markets are at a full-fledged stage given that the market capitalisation and outstanding bonds each account for 89.7% and 105.3%, respectively, of Korea’s GDP (as of …

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(1 days ago) Investing In 2021. Last Updated January 18, 2021. Switzerland. Law and Practice Law and Practice. Expand All. Authors Daniel Hasler. Marc Hanslin. Homburger was established in 1957 and has become one of the largest Swiss law firms, with more than 150 professionals, including certified tax experts and support professionals. As a leading Swiss

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Alternative Funds 2020

(8 days ago) Acting as a dealer or investing in flow-through entities conducting a business can be expected to generate UBTI for a domestic fund’s US tax-exempt investors. US Non-corporate Investors A typical US non-corporate investor is subject to regular federal income tax at a rate of 37% plus an additional 3.8% tax applicable to the investor’s net

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(6 days ago) The nature of a foreign investor investing in Brazil (eg, an investment fund, a public company, etc) will not change the criteria or proceedings involved in the regulatory review of such investment by local authorities. The two major types of investments that NRIs may carry out in Brazil are detailed in 3.1 Transaction Structures. In addition

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(2 days ago) Investing In 2021. Last Updated January 18, 2021. UK. Law and Practice Trends and Developments Law and Practice. Expand All. Authors Richard Smith. James Wells. Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm, with 101 partners across offices in London, Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong. The corporate and M&A practice is at the heart of

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Investment Funds 2021

(3 days ago) retail clients investing at least EUR500,000; and directors and employees of the AIFM (regardless of the amounts invested). An AIF’s units/shares that qualify as a European Venture Capital Fund (EuVECA) AIF may be subscribed by retail clients investing at least EUR100,000 (instead of the minimum limit of EUR500,000 indicated above).

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(9 days ago) Investing in loans (including disguised loans) and providing guarantees are also prohibited by AMAC. However, for the purpose of equity investment, if the borrowing or guarantee period is less than one year, private equity funds may provide loans or guarantees to portfolio companies.

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(Just Now) Accordingly, a sub-fund of the ESWF has been recently established with the purpose of investing in non-banking financial services, digital transformation, financial inclusion, financial technology, including insurance and reinsurance services, real estate financing, financial leasing, commercial factoring, microfinancing and securitisation.

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Real Estate 2021

(8 days ago) Income REITs (I-REITS) are where investors pool their resources into a trust with the aim of investing in income-generating real estate segments. Development REITs (D-REITs) involve pooling assets together to procure qualified land for improvement and development ventures which may incorporate residential and commercial projects.

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(1 days ago) Funds investing in Germany benefit from Germany’s tax treaty network because their fundraising very often relates to investors resident in tax treaty countries. FATCA and CRS Regimes in Germany Germany has entered into an intergovernmental agreement with the USA and has incorporated the reporting and disclosure requirements under the Foreign

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(3 days ago) Assets deposited in a wrap account or separately managed account (an SMA) are managed by investing in shares, bonds or other financial instruments in accordance with the investment policy agreed from the outset. As the operators of SMAs are delegated the trading authority to manage the account by investing in securities, their services are

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(1 days ago) Institutional AIFs investing in financial instruments and liquidity must adhere to the rules arising from the Royal Decree of 7 December 2007, which provides specific rules for institutional open-ended AIFs. The list of financial instruments in which this type of institutional AIF can invest is defined by the Financial Sector Act of 2 August 2002.

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(5 days ago) The main fund investors located in the Netherlands investing in investment funds are Dutch pension funds, commercial banks and insurance companies. There are also multiple Dutch family offices and multi-family offices/asset managers, high net worth individuals and regional public investment institutions that invest in investment funds.

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(4 days ago) A RAIF investing in risk capital may elect to be taxed as a SICAR. In Luxembourg, vehicles with the SICAR regime have traditionally been considered to qualify for the benefit of EU directives and double tax treaties. Foreign tax authorities may, however, take a different stance, in particular, following the Court of Justice of the EU’s

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Alternative Funds 2020

(6 days ago) There is no separate classification for funds investing in alternative assets. However, since most of the funds investing in alternative assets are established as private funds, the terms “alternative investment funds (AIFs)” and “private funds” will be used interchangeably in this chapter.

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(3 days ago) Alternative funds investing in transferable securities that do not comply with the UCITS Directive limits may only invest in financial instruments; an alternative fund investing in long-term non-financial assets with a determinable value, among other limitations, needs to have 30% of its net asset value invested in long-term non-financial

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(Just Now) Investors investing through Mexican trusts do not have statutory limited liability. These investors in general are protected from negligence and fraud from the trustee or the manager through indemnity clauses and the fact that the trustee of the trust will be liable to any third party for any investment made up to the amount of the trust estate.

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(Just Now) An individual investor investing in such a fund will be subject to 20% or 5%-35% tax (which will be withheld by the fund) as determined by local tax authorities for the proceeds derived from his or her investment in the fund. If the private investment fund is established as a company, an investor in the form of a company will not be subject to

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(Just Now) Private equity funds (ie, funds investing primarily in equity or equity-linked instruments or partnership interests) and debt funds (ie, funds investing primarily in debt or debt securities) for which, typically, no specific incentives or concessions are given by the government/any regulator, fall in this category.

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(2 days ago) Alternative funds investing in money market instruments and bank deposits are subject to Stamp Duty on a quarterly basis, which is levied on the net asset value of the fund at the rate of 0.0025%. Alternative funds investing in other types of assets should be subject to Stamp Duty at the rate of 0.0125%. Factors Defining Applicable Tax Regimes

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(6 days ago) However, since most of the funds investing in alternative assets are established as private funds, the terms “alternative investment funds" (AIFs) and “private funds” will be used interchangeably in this chapter. Under the FSCMA amendment, which will take effect on 21 October 2021, private funds are further classified into two types:

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(5 days ago) Sustainable investing is a worldwide topic of interest, and the Brazilian alternative funds industry has paid close attention to the recent global developments of Environmental Social and Governance – ESG - values. Aside from the politically agitated scene in Brazil, including with respect to statements made by the current federal

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Securitisation 2021

(6 days ago) Institutional investors investing in securitisation positions are required in the course of their mandatory due diligence to verify whether these risk retention formalities have been complied with. On 24 July 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation amending the Securitisation Regulation, which would introduce a

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(5 days ago) Raising and Investing Funds The fund managers will raise capital from eligible investors, such as institutions, high net worth individuals and foreign fund managers. The funds cannot be raised through public issue or initial public offering; they can only be raised through private placement and may not be listed or traded on stock exchanges in

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(6 days ago) Investors typically seen investing in private closed-ended funds in the current market include pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, insurance companies, fund of funds and high net worth individuals. Listed Funds. Closed-ended listed funds can be marketed broadly and attract both institutional and individual investors.

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