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USA: Proposed Massachusetts tax regulations for online vendors

3rd October 2017

In response to public comments issued on September 8, 2017 that won’t be published in the Massachusetts Register until September 22, 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (“DOR”) will require online vendors to collect Massachusetts sales tax if they have property interests in or use in-state apps and “cookies,” effective October 1, 2017. MSI's Massachusetts law member Bowditch & Dewey provides a summary of the proposed regulations.

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India: IPOs in the insurance industry

6th October 2017

There is nothing more seasonal in financial markets than initial public offerings. Stock trading happens almost every day, but new listings happen for a few months every four to five years depending on the 'investor mood'. After years of drought in the primary market, now it seems to be the IPO season in India. MSI’s India Chennai based accounting member DVS Advisors provides further insight.

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Bid rounds mark a new wave of investments in the Brazilian energy matrix

3rd October 2017

On 27 September 2017 two vital bids processes for the Brazilian Energy matrix were held: A bid for the granting of hydroelectric power plants, as well as the 14th Brazil Round for the prospecting and exploration of oil fields. MSI's Brazil law member Vieira Coelho Advogados provide a brief summary of both two bids.

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Business skills migration to Australia

2nd October 2017

Let’s face it, Australia is a great place to live. This fact does not go unnoticed by many overseas visitors. MSI's Perth accounting member McKinley Plowman is regularly approached by individuals and families who have been or continue to be involved in a long established business in an overseas jurisdiction who are keen to migrate to Australia.

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