Global Regulatory and Tax Update: July 2017

In this month’s update: important information for Australia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.   Australia The Budget Repair Levy expires on the 1st of July 2017 Starting with the new tax year (1st of July 2017) the Budget Repair Levy (which added 2% to the maximum...

Global Regulatory and Tax Update: May 2017

In this month’s update: important information from Egypt, Iceland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Romania, and the United States of America.   Egypt Social Security Contributions The employee social security cap for Egyptian nationals has increased from EGP 2,110 to EGP 2,430 per month. These contributions are deductible from taxable income.  ...

    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: April 2017

    In this month’s update: important information from Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, and more. Regulatory    Indonesia Personal Data Protection – New Regulation The Minister of Communication and Informatics has issued new regulation on Personal Data Protection in Electronic Systems (Data Protection Regulation), which became effective on December 1, 2016. The...

    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: March 2017

    In this month’s update: important tax and regulatory information from over 25 countries.  Australia The Budget Repair Levy is set to expire The Budget Repair Levy (which added 2% to the maximum tax rate) expires on the 1st of July 2017. This will reduce the maximum income tax from 47% to...

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    TSX Composite vs. the S&P 500: TSX Equity Compensation Trends

    A new report from Equilar, featuring commentary from Solium Capital Inc. and Lane Caputo Compensation, found nearly double the percentage of S&P 500 companies now offer performance awards to their executives than those in the TSX Composite.   Preview In fiscal year 2015—the most recent year for which reported executive...

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    NASPP-Solium Quick Survey: Global ESPP Administration

    In July 2016 Solium and the NASPP launched a Global ESPP quick survey to NASPP members. Solium was interested in digging deeper into perceptions and trends in relation to local tax qualified share plans. Download the PDF to find out more!   Download now

    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: February 2017

    In this month’s update: important information from Iceland, France, China, and the United Kingdom. Regulatory  China Extension of tax favourable treatment Before this legislation came into place, any shares offered by a non-listed company were subject to income tax treated as employment income at the time of exercise/ vesting at a...

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    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: January 2017

    In this month’s update: important information from New Zealand. Regulatory     New Zealand New legislation on securities laws filings Our collaborating law firm in New Zealand, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, has informed us that as of December 1, 2016 the transitional provisions under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA)...

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    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: December 2016

    In this month’s update: important information from Costa Rica, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Japan, the United States, and Ireland. Regulatory    Argentina Argentina’s $2 million USD Limit Removed As of August 8, 2016 there is no monthly limit to access the local exchange market for the purposes of acquiring foreign...

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    Global Regulatory and Tax Update: November 2016

    In this month’s update: important information from Ireland, Belgium, and the United States. Tax  Ireland New share-based incentive arrangement for SMEs proposed The Irish Minister of Finance has announced a new share-based incentive arrangement for medium-sized enterprises will be introduced. This arrangement will come into effect in the 2018 budget...