Press Room: Andersen in the News
January 15, 2019
Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy Partner to Speak at IFA Conference
The Italian branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) is hosting a conference focused on the current topics of international tax law and the European Union. Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy Partner, Maricla Pennesi, will be a panelist at the conference. Her topic, which focuses on permanent establishment, will be a part of a large panel titled The Impact of the BEPS Multilateral Convention. The conference will take place on January 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy.
November 30, 2018
Best Lawyers Recognizes 33 Lawyers from Andersen Tax & Legal
Source: Andersen Global
The prestigious American publication Best Lawyers has selected 27 Andersen Tax & Legal professionals as the most outstanding in Spain with a total of 44 distinctions in the ranking it prepares annually. The publication also recognizes one individual from Andersen Tax & Legal in Germany and five professionals from Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal.
November 26, 2018
Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt Signs Cooperation Agreement with the British University in Egypt
Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt, a member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of member firms, has signed a cooperation protocol with the British University in Egypt (BUE) at a ceremony hosted at the university's headquarters, located in Sherouk City.
November 1, 2018
Davari Authors Article for The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
Simon Davari, a Partner at Andersen Tax in Canada, a member firm of Andersen Global, has written an article for ACCLR Business Services. In his article titled SMEs: 4 Things to Know About Taxes Before Starting a Project Abroad, Simon discusses key information on expanding a business internationally including tax considerations and important tax elements to know.
October 30, 2018
From France: Professional Alert: Law No. 2016-1691
The Law No. 2016-1691 of December 9th, 2016, also known as Loi Sapin 2, relates to the transparency, fight against corruption and modernization of economic life. Following the adoption of this system, the CNIL updated the AU-004 again by a decision on June 22, 2017 to take note of this law, which aims to regulate the management of these data and treatments.
October 25, 2018
From Egypt: The Suez Canal Corridor Area Project – Project of the Century
The Suez Canal Corridor Area Project, also known as The Great Egyptian Dream is a project launched in 2014 by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The project aims to expand and strengthen the Suez Canal region, and use it as a source of income and an attraction for investment.
October 23, 2018
From Egypt: Law No 2/2018 Promulgating the Law on the Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme
The Egyptian parliament has recently approved a new law covering health insurance. The law is an update from a more populist system which had been in place since the 1960s.
October 22, 2018
Andersen Global Presenting at 73rd Annual TEI Conference in San Diego
Source: Andersen Global
TEI's 73rd Annual Conference, titled Implementing U.S. Tax Reform: Seizing Opportunities, Mitigating Risks, is being held October 29-31, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, CA. Andersen Global Managing Directors/Partners Juan Federico Fischer, Chuck Chubb and Daniel Kai Fischer, will participate and present at the conference on three separate topics.
October 22, 2018
From France: Draft Finance Bill for 2019 - Overview of the Main Changes Concerning Corporate Income Tax
The French government presented the Draft Finance Bill for 2019 on September 24, 2018. The draft contains important corporate income tax measures on issues including reform of the rules on the deductibility of financial charges, modification of the tax consolidation regime in order to ensure its compliance with EU law, and others.
October 18, 2018
From Switzerland: The First Exchange of Information on Around Two Million Financial Accounts
In 2018, under the framework of AEOI (Automatic Exchange of Information), the Swiss FTA was required to exchange data with the European Union (EU) states as well as a further nine states and territories.
October 9, 2018
From Netherlands: Agreement Reached on Quick Fixes to Improve the Functioning of the Current EU VAT System - Update
On October 2, 2018, at the ECOFIN meeting the European Union (EU) ministers of finance agreed on the implementation of a number of quick fixes to the current EU VAT system per January 1, 2020. These quick fixes were introduced on October 4, 2017 in a proposal of the European Commission towards a definitive VAT system for intra-EU trade of goods.
October 8, 2018
Romano Prodi, Former President of the European Commission, Headlines Leadership Event with Andersen Tax & Legal
Andersen Tax & Legal, the Italian member firm of Andersen Global, yesterday held a prominent policy event featuring Romano Prodi, the former president of the European Commission. The assemblage focused on globalization in the political environment and was held during the 2018 IBA Annual Conference, currently underway this week in Rome, Italy.
October 8, 2018
From Egypt: Egypt Regulates Road Transport Services Using Information Technology
The law, commonly known as the Uber and Careem Law, consists of 19 articles, as well as four preambles. The preambles make it clear that the law aims to allow such services by regulating them in a way that does not harm service providers and protects consumers.
October 3, 2018
From Switzerland: Federal Council Wishes to Boost Switzerland's Appeal as a Fund Location
The Federal Council met on September 5, 2018 to discuss improving the attractiveness of Switzerland as an investment fund location. In order to facilitate the market launch of new provisions, instructions have been issued to the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) to put forward a proposal, which details corresponding legislative revision by mid-2019.
October 1, 2018
Nangia Advisors Sponsoring Taxsutra Conclave 2018 in India
Nangia Advisors LLP, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, is a sponsor of the Taxsutra Conclave 2018, a conference hosted by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD). The conference takes place October 11-13 in Gurgaon, India. Rakesh Nangia, the founder and Managing Partner of Nangia Advisors LLP, will also act as a session moderator during the three day conference.
October 1, 2018
From Luxembourg: Anti Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD)
The Luxembourg Government presented a draft law in order to implement the Anti Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD - EU Directive 2016/1164) which shall be effective on January 1, 2019. The draft law suggests a post-BEPS tax environment while maintaining an interesting and flexible hub for international tax structures.
September 28, 2018
From Switzerland: Federal Council for Administrative Assistance in Customs Area with U.S.
The Federal Council met on September 5, 2018 and observed the results of the consultation procedure on an administrative assistance agreement in the customs area with the U.S. The current draft agreement was reviewed by the Federal Council, which in its present form, is rejected or at least viewed critically by most business associations and seven cantons.
September 26, 2018
From Egypt: Egypt’s New Consumer Law
On September 18, 2018, President Abdel Fatah el Sisi ratified the new Consumer Protection Law, which had been approved by parliament in April of this year.
September 25, 2018
Andersen Global Collaborating Firm Tufiño & Villegas Ranked by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500
International guides Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 have ranked Tufiño & Villegas, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, as a top law firm in Bolivia. Tufiño & Villegas is located in Bolivia with office locations in La Paz, Santa Cruz and Cochabamba.
September 21, 2018
From Mexico: The U.S. – Mexico Trade Agreement Has Been Finally Reached
The process of renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began on August 16, 2017 with an expectation to be concluded in seven rounds by the beginning of 2018. After a year of talks between the three countries involved (U.S., Mexico, and Canada), on August 27th, an agreement between U.S. and Mexico was finally reached (known as the U.S. - Mexico Trade Agreement).
September 12, 2018
Mark Davies & Associates Partner Recognized by Spear's Wealth Management Magazine
Source: Mark Davies & Associates, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
Mark Davies, Partner and Founder of Mark Davies & Associates Ltd, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, has been highlighted by Spear's Wealth Management Magazine as one of the top 10 private client accountants in the United Kingdom. Spear’s is a wealth management and luxury lifestyle media brand that has established itself as one of Europe's leading media authorities.
September 6, 2018
Andersen Global Announces Professionals Highlighted in International Tax Review
Source: Andersen Global
Andersen Global is proud to announce that a Partner from Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal, a member firm of Andersen Global, and a Partner from A2Z Tax & Legal, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, have been named top tax leaders in their regions by the International Tax Review (ITR). ITR provides tax professionals with up-to-date news and analysis service in regards to cross-border tax issues.
August 1, 2018
Olaleye Adebiyi, Andersen Tax in Nigeria Office Managing Director, Interviewed by Time Magazine
Time Magazine through their subsidiary Reo Communications, interviewed Office Managing Director Olaleye Adebiyi of Andersen Tax in Nigeria.
July 3, 2018
Alem & Associates Ranked as Tier 1 Media Law Firm in Lebanon by the Media Law International Guide
Source: Alem & Associates, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
Alem & Associates, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, was top-ranked by the Media Law International Guide as one of the best media law firms in Lebanon. This is the third consecutive year they have received this award.
May 15, 2018
UnityFour Named a Leading Transfer Pricing Firm in Greece
Source: UNITYFOUR, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
May 9, 2018
Michael Thierhoff Named as Leading Practitioner for Restructuring and Insolvency
Michael Thierhoff, Office Managing Partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Frankfurt, was named as one of the world's leading practitioners in the field of German restructuring and insolvency by Who's Who Legal.
April 23, 2018
Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain Partner Jaime Olleros Interviewed by Expansión
Jaime Olleros, a Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain, a member firm of Andersen Global, was interviewed by Madrid newspaper Expansión. In this article, Jaime discusses an ambitious media and growth plan for the firm.
April 16, 2018
UNITYFOUR Contributes to 2018 Edition of the Doing Business Report
Source: UnityFour, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
UNITYFOUR contributed, for the third consecutive year, to the edition of Doing Business report, issued by the World Bank Group.
April 9, 2018
Fischer & Schickendantz Highlighted in Búsqueda
Source: Fischer & Schickendantz, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
Fischer & Schickendantz, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, was mentioned by Uruguayan weekly newspaper Búsqueda. The article discusses the firm’s integration into Andersen Global and highlights Juan Federico Fischer, one of the founders of the firm.
April 6, 2018
Uganda Registration Services Bureau Recognizes Ligomarc
Source: Ligomarc Advocates, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global
Ligomarc, a collaborating firm of Andersen Global, has been recognized by Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB). URSB held its 2nd Strategic Development Plan on March 22nd, 2018.