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29 January 2020

The new head of Mexico’s tax administration service (Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SAT) has announced that there will be no new taxes introduced in 2020. Instead, Raquel Buenrostro has said that the SAT will focus on increasing efficiency in tax collection, reduce tax evasion and avoidance, and combat corruption.

27 January 2020

The German government has returned three artworks to a descendant of French-Jewish collector Armand Dorville who owned them until his death in occupied France in 1941.

27 January 2020

Consultation has begun on HMRC’s proposals to extend the Trust Registration Service (TRS) to cover all, or nearly all, express trusts.

23 January 2020

Joint drafting of a family court consent order by a third-party company is legal in that it need not create a conflict of interest and does not amount to 'conduct of litigation', the England and Wales High Court (EWHC) has ruled in JK v MK (2020 EWFC 2).

23 January 2020

The French government has agreed to suspend collection of its digital services tax (DST) until the end of 2020, in order to avoid increased tariffs with the US government.

21 January 2020

The British Columbia (BC) provincial government has launched a consultation on the implementation of a public registry of corporate beneficial ownership registry. Legislation is already under way in various provinces to compel private corporations incorporated under the Canada Business Corporation Act to maintain closed registers.

20 January 2020

Mostyn J has rejected a wife's argument that her musician husband's share of ticketing and merchandising income generated by future band tours was a matrimonial asset susceptible to being shared in her financial remedy claim.

20 January 2020

The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) has issued a positive evaluation of Bermuda's anti-money laundering (AML) legislation and enforcement practices.

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