International Business

What’s in it for me – TPP?

Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) is in session. No one knows if or when it will be executed. The details of the negotiation are not known as the meetings are closed door sessions. We know some information that the participants share with … Continue reading

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No More Secrets at Swiss Banks

Many think that Swiss banks will keep your secrets as they are well-known for their secrecy. Not anymore. The Swiss government is going to propose a bill that will end this. Also, Swiss banks will automatically exchange with some foreign tax officials … Continue reading

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EU plays hardball with transfer pricing probes into Amazon, Apple, Starbucks and Fiat

Amazon is the most recent corporate giant to join the list of companies facing European Commission probes into tax arrangements with European Union (EU) member states. The inquiry into Amazon is to determine whether Luxembourg gave the company illegal preferential tax treatment, … Continue reading

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Hong Kong backs heightened tax transparency and fight against tax evasion

Hong Kong indicated it will support the new automatic exchange of tax information to improve tax transparency and fight cross-border tax evasion, overseen by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. This is in line with many … Continue reading

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CDH Utilizes International Tax Expertise to Save Thousands in Estate Tax Dollars

Several foreign individuals recently came to us after encountering an issue with transferring stock held in the United States from their recently deceased father. The U.S. bank in question was unable to release the stock to the heirs without documentation of a … Continue reading

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