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Brexit Generates Business Opportunities for Amsterdam

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

By Nicole van Bunge | Uri Pop Amsterdam has been selected as headquarter for the European Medicines Agency (EMA), following a close win over Milan. Currently based in London, the EMA is relocating due to Brexit. The win of the bid for the EMA headquarter is a tremendous conquest for the Netherlands and its economy given that […]

Tax Alert – Dutch Budget Day tax proposals – 19 September 2018

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

On 18 September it was budget day (Prinsjesdag) in the Netherlands on which the Dutch government released several bills of law containing tax law proposals. In this Tax Alert we will provide you with a summary of the main proposals relevant for international businesses. 1. Implementation of ATAD 1: introduction of earnings stripping rule and […]

Forbes recognizes ACG Resources as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018 in the U.S.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

ACG Resources is proud and pleased to announce that Forbes has recognized ACG Resources as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018 in the United States. Based on aggregate data registered by our active and passive clients, ACG Resources has been rated 9.5/10 (Net Promoter Score), regarding effective strategy, communication, and search efforts. […]

Talking About Peace in Coventry

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

By  JOHN BRUTON I was in Coventry Cathedral recently to speak at “Rising”, the annual Global Peace Forum. The gathering brought together politicians, academics, lawyers and local people who are interested in how lessons, learned in a peace process in one part of the world, might assist in another one elsewhere. Coventry Cathedral is an inspiring […]

United Kingdom Article IV Press Conference

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Dear Chancellor, thank you very much for your kind introduction. Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. It’s always a pleasure to be in London. We are here for our annual review of the British economy, the Article IV consultation. Last time I met with you was in December 2017, so just about nine months ago. At […]

As Brexit looms, Ireland remains a primary target for business expansion

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

By Kevin Butler | Managing Director There has been a lot of worry about Ireland’s economic future in the aftermath of United States corporate tax cuts. Ireland became a mecca for US multinationals partly because of its low corporate income tax rate. Will the island nation still attract jobs and foreign investment? The concerns are overblown. […]

EACCNY President, James D. Rosener, Named to New York Super Lawyers for 2018

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Pepper Hamilton announced that seven lawyers have been named by New York-Metro Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in the state for 2018. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in New York are named to Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. The following lawyers […]

Cross Border Trade: Contingency Planning for a No Deal Brexit

Monday, September 17th, 2018

By Paul Hardy, John Forrest, Chloe Barker. The UK government has published a collection of technical guidance notices to assist companies trading in or with the EU to prepare for a “no deal” Brexit scenario, whereby the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without an agreement in place to govern the future UK/EU […]

State of the Union 2018: The Hour of European Sovereignty

Friday, September 14th, 2018

President Juncker stresses the need for Europe to become more sovereign so as to be able to play a role in shaping global affairs European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on September 12 delivered his 2018 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting his priorities for the year […]

The weekly Vulcan View for the 10th to the 14th of September featuring analysis of the latest EU developments

Friday, September 14th, 2018

VULCAN VIEW- KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT Glimmer of hope for possible Brexit solution The embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May was thrown a possible lifeline on Wednesday when the President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker broadly welcomed her Chequers’ proposals as a ‘starting point’ to establish a UK-EU ‘free trade area. Despite many […]