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Global Regulatory & Tax Update: September 2017

Country Alerts Reform of EU data protection rules The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act in May 2018. The aim of the new legislation is to update the rules on data protection to keep up to date with technology and how much companies hold,...

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Global Regulatory and Tax Update: August 2017

Country Alerts   Argentina Reporting deadline extended The income tax filing deadline has been further extended. The new deadline for income tax and personal assets tax return is 14th July 2017.   Australia “A guide to reporting amendments using ESS v2.0.0” The ATO has released a short report in order...

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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...

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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.  ...

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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...

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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

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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)...