Thailand’s digital asset market further boosted by exemption from 7% VAT when trading on authorized exchanges

Following the abolition of the requirement to pay personal income tax on capital gains from cryptocurrency and digital asset trading on authorized digital asset exchanges in March 2022, the Thai Government has further eased tax rules by suspending the requirement to pay 7% value-added tax (“VAT”) on income derived from cryptocurrency and digital token trading …

REIT Buy-Back Update

Following the launch of a real estate investment trust with buy-back condition (the “REIT buy-back”), which we extensively covered in our last article, “Overview of REITs with buy-back conditions: The new mechanisms to help real estate owners survive in the midst of Covid-19”, aiming to alleviate the woes that business operators, particularly the hospitality sector, …

BOI Approves Updated Investment Measures to Boost EV Charging Stations Businesses

Following its initiative to encourage investment in the electric vehicles (EV) sector in 2017, the Office of the Board of Investment (“BOI”) anticipates the expansion of the domestic market for EV manufacturing in Thailand, as it encourages consumers to embrace utilizing EVs. Therefore, the BOI has regularly updated its policy to promote investment in the …

Filming in Thailand: Key Considerations for the Foreign Entertainment Industry

Looking to film in Thailand? The country’s dynamic natural and urban landscapes, experienced local production houses, and well-equipped hospitality sector have always been major draws for the foreign entertainment industry. In the first four months of 2021 alone, Thailand earned an incredible THB 1.2 billion in revenue from international film production – despite the ongoing …

Archeus Law New Office Space!

Archeus Law has moved to its new, larger and more vibrant office at DLF Towers, Jasola, New Delhi. With this new office space, the firm aims at providing its attorneys a more intellectually stimulating and vibrant office environment. Further, with this move, the firm is looking at a new scope for innovative ideas, growth and …

EVALUATION OF RECENT BANKING REGULATION AND SUPERVISION AGENCY DECISIONS REGARDING THE LIMITATION OF CASH COMMERCIAL LOANS

Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (“BRSA”) has the power to make decisions regarding the commercial loan system in accordance with Article 93 of Banking Law No. 5411. In order to strengthen financial stability and efficient operation of the credit system by using resources more efficiently, BRSA decided to limit the cash commercial loans in Turkish …

Cyprus Introduces Transfer Pricing Rules and Documentation Requirements

On 30 June 2022, the Cyprus Parliament enacted amendments to the Income Tax Law and the Assessment and Collection of Taxes Law in relation to transfer pricing regulations in accordance with recommendations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Transfer Pricing Guidelines.

Permanent Residency in Cyprus

Cyprus is a small EU member state country but the third largest Island in the Mediterranean Sea with a population almost one million. Whereas Greek is the official language, English is widely spoken and the language in which business is generally conducted.

New 50% and 20% Income Tax Exemption on Employment Income to Attract Foreign Investors and Employees in Cyprus

On 26 July 2022, the new amended articles 8(21) and 8(23) of the Income Tax Law were published in the Gazette aiming to attract foreign investors and high-profile foreign employees.

Eversheds Sutherland eröffnet Frankfurter Büro – Weiterer Ausbau der deutschen Praxis mit Corporate/M&A-Partner Dr. Steffen Schniepp

Mit der Eröffnung eines Büros in Frankfurt am Main und einem strategischen Partnerzugang setzt die internationale Wirtschaftskanzlei Eversheds Sutherland ihren Wachstumskurs in Kontinentaleuropa weiter fort. Dr. Steffen Schniepp wechselt von PwC und wird den Standort in Frankfurt aufbauen. Zuvor war er als Managing Partner von PwC Legal in Deutschland und Head of Legal EMEA für rund …