Expat News Tagged 'legislation amendments'

NSW Recognizes Overseas Same-Sex Marriages

NSW Recognizes Overseas Same-Sex Marriages

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 25 November, 2014

Civil partners who have married overseas are now eligible to have their marital status officially recognized in Sydney and the rest of New South Wales. Read full story »

Tags: Australia | legislation | legislation amendments | Expats | Welfare | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

Canada Abolishes Voting Ban On Long-Term Expats

Canada Abolishes Voting Ban On Long-Term Expats

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 May, 2014

Canada has extended voting rights to citizens who have lived abroad for five consecutive years or more, Elections Canada announced on May 13, 2014. Read full story »

Tags: court | law | legislation | Canada | United States | legislation amendments | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

Hong Kong Reviews Its Trust Reforms

Hong Kong Reviews Its Trust Reforms

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 20 November, 2013

In his speech at the recent Hong Kong Trustees' Association Conference 2013, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, confirmed that the Government is keen to promote Hong Kong as a global center for trust services. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Wealth | investment | business | law | financial services | capital markets | trusts | investment funds | hedge funds | offshore | legislation | offshore trusts | Hong Kong | regulation | legislation amendments | services | Expats | Investment | Wealth Management | Invest | Investment

 

Hong Kong Gazettes Stamp Duty Amendments

Hong Kong Gazettes Stamp Duty Amendments

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 April, 2013

The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2013, which aims to implement the new measures that the Government announced on February 22 to further address the overheated property market, was gazetted in Hong Kong on April 5. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | law | real-estate | offshore | legislation | tax rates | stamp duty | Hong Kong | legislation amendments

 

Australia Reforms Visa Rules For Entrepreneurs

Australia Reforms Visa Rules For Entrepreneurs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 01 June, 2012

A new Australian visa programme is to target those migrants who have the potential of investing at least AUD5m in the economy in the hope of attracting successful investors and entrepreneurs to the country. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | investment | business | private equity | law | entrepreneurs | Australia | legislation | venture capital | legislation amendments

 

Canada Targets Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Canada Targets Immigrant Entrepreneurs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 26 April, 2012

The Canadian government has launched consultations on plans for a new 'start-up visa' designed to attract immigrant entrepreneurs and bolster the economy. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | investment | business | law | entrepreneurs | professionals | legislation | Canada | legislation amendments

 

Liechtenstein Aligns Investment Laws With EU

Liechtenstein Aligns Investment Laws With EU

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 January, 2012

The Liechtenstein government has recently adopted a proposal to amend the principality’s Securities Prospect Act, Disclosure Act, and Asset Management Act, to bring them into line with European Union guidelines. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | law | banking | financial services | trusts | international financial centres (IFC) | Liechtenstein | offshore | legislation | offshore banking | offshore trusts | regulation | legislation amendments | European Union (EU) | services | Europe

 

Taiwan Eases Expat Worker Rules

Taiwan Eases Expat Worker Rules

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 25 January, 2012

A revision to the Employment Services Act passed by Taiwan’s parliament has not only extended the maximum number of years that foreigners may work in Taiwan from nine to twelve years, but also lowered the fine for late payment of their employment stabilization fees. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | compliance | tax | business | law | employees | Taiwan | fees | manufacturing | legislation | construction | penalties | legislation amendments | services

 

Guernsey Reforms Inheritance Law

Guernsey Reforms Inheritance Law

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 January, 2012

The Guernsey government has noted the newly adopted Inheritance (Guernsey) Law, 2011, which is due to come into force on April 2, 2012. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | pensions | law | international financial centres (IFC) | Guernsey | offshore | legislation | legislation amendments

 

France To Curb 'Excessive' Rents

France To Curb 'Excessive' Rents

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 November, 2011

The French National Assembly has recently adopted government plans to create a dissuasive tax on 'abusive' rent in France, within the framework of the country’s 2012 finance bill. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | real-estate investment | property tax | real-estate | education | legislation | France | legislation amendments

 

 




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