Posts Tagged intergovernmental agreement (IGA)
More Trade News in Brief Week 19 (5 – 11 May 2014)
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Corporate Business & Management, E-commerce & Digital Markets, European Union Issues, Fiscality, Auditing & Accounting, Global Financial System, Global Tax Agreements, Globalization Challenges, Intellectual Property, More Trade News in Brief, Statistics, Reports & Analysis on May 12, 2014
* ICC – Guide to International Franchising The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a practical guide to help business people understand why, how and when to use franchising to expand into new foreign markets. Check the “Using Franchising to Take Your Business International: ICC Strategies and guidance for master franchising, area development and other arrangements”. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * US & Singapore – FATCA Agreement United States and Singapore have initialled the text of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * EU & Japan – FTA by 2015 The European Union (EU) and Japan agreed to a one-year review that should lead to the “early conclusion of a highly comprehensive and ambitious” free trade agreement (FTA). Read more here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * US & Israel – Reach FATCA Agreement United States and Israel have concluded the text of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). See more following the link. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * USTR Releases Annual Report on Intellectual Property Rights The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released its annual “Special 301” Report on the adequacy and effectiveness of U.S. trading partners’ protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). Find the Press Release here.
More Trade News in Brief Week 16 (14 – 20 April 2014)
* Trade developments in 2013-2015 WTO published a work paper on the state of the world economy and trade in 2013 and previsions for 2014-2015. Download this press release. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * ISO’s 2013 Annual Report International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published its 2013 report including themes like: financial statements, ISO key figures for 2013, an updated interactive map featuring our members and their participation in technical work and a fold-out leaflet. Discover ISO’s Annual Report 2013. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Malta & Moldova Sign DTA Malta and Moldova sign a dual taxation treaty (DTT). Click here more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Belgium: FATCA Deal With US Belgium and the US will sign an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) in Brussels on April 23 for the implementation of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). See more about following the link.