Kenneth Manana

1
Oct

Korea strengthens taxation on multi-national enterprises in 2017

On July 28, 2016, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (“MOSF”) announced the annual proposal to amend the tax law for 2017 (the “Proposal”). The Proposal was submitted to the National Assembly on 2 September 2016. The Proposal will strengthen taxation on multi-national enterprises in 2017 including increase in flat tax rate for foreign expatriates, limitation to deduction of carried-over

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28
Sep

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Key To Attracting & Retaining Top Talent

By Filipe Santos, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, with Jane Williams, Editor, Knowledge Arabia Up-and-coming leaders today are looking for more than a good salary – they’re searching for meaning in their day-to-day work and they tie their personal values more closely to their career than previous generations “There is a longing for a sense of meaning with many executives,”

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28
Sep

Civil marriage, a better deal than you thought

BEIRUT: They say that money can’t buy love. But lack of it can certainly hurt one’s chances of fulfilling the dream of getting married, buying a home and establishing a family – especially in a country where religion dictates family law. “People don’t talk about it because they’re afraid of criticizing their religious authorities,” says Jad Chaaban, an assistant professor

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28
Sep

New Rules Mean Russians Abroad Subject to Russian Finance Laws

Proposed legislation would see all Russian citizens living abroad classed as “permanent financial residents” and obliged to provide Russia’s Finance Ministry with details of foreign earnings and bank accounts, the RBC news website reported Tuesday. The proposed legislation is outlined in statutory enactments published this week by Russia’s Finance Ministry and would likely affect more than two million citizens. Kremlin

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