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PitchBook Venture Monitor Q4 2017

  2017: A banner year for the VC space The fourth quarter of 2017 bookended the year as the third consecutive quarter with more than $20 billion deployed into US venture-backed companies, and marked the close of a strong year of investment that surpassed $80 billion annually for the first...

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Global Regulatory and Tax Update: February 2018

Welcome to 2018! This month’s update is jam-packed with extensive updates for global share plan managers. Don’t miss information on France, the US and the UK. As ever, don’t hesitate to contact the experts at Shareworks Global Compliance for clarification or assistance on any information presented here.   Croatia: Tax...

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A Brief History of Equity Compensation

Equity compensation feels so commonplace in our work cultures that it’s hard to imagine it was ever something new. But it was. And not that long ago, either. Don’t believe us? Gather ’round the campfire and listen in as Solium recounts the days of yore! 1950sish Who did it first?...

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409A Made Simple: Understanding Your Company’s Valuation

By Steve Liu If you’re a startup that grants stock options to its employees, chances are you’ve heard of 409A, a section of the US tax code that’s been around since 2004. Section 409A requires companies to properly value stock options they grant employees, which means they need regular audits...

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Global Regulatory & Tax Update: November/December 2017

Our last update of 201 features important country tax alerts from Belgium, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland and many others. We also have Don’t miss it! And for information on how Solium can help you manage your global regulatory and tax obligations, visit us now at Shareworks Global...

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Global Regulatory & Tax Update: October 2017

This month’s update includes important country tax alerts from the the UK, EU, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Egypt and many others. Don’t miss it! And for information on how Solium can help you manage your global regulatory and tax obligations, visit us now at Shareworks Global Compliance. Country alerts...

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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.  ...