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Eurojust helps unravel massive trans-European pay-TV fraud

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

A multi-country action day coordinated by Eurojust in The Hague led to the dismantling of an international criminal network committing massive fraud with pay-TV, which shows organised crime expanding its illegal activities to large-scale violations of audiovisual copyright. The actions taken in this unique case in the European Union are the result of complex investigations […]

Take A Stand—It Is Good for Business

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

By Joanna Massey, President & CEO, JDMA Inc. Gen Z and millennials have come to expect their favorite corporations to take daring social stands—and any potential divisiveness of the stand itself is usually trumped by a company’s willingness to be completely open about it. Chick-fil-A and Nike are two brands whose stances have stoked controversy, albeit […]

SUNY New Paltz Students Seeking Fall Internship Opportunities

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

EACCNY Member SUNY New Paltz  is seeking full time placements from October 21 to December 18(students need a minimum of 32 hrs. /week, 40 is preferred).  They are able to work for academic credit and/or compensation with their J1 Intern visa. Timeline: The students are ready for interviews starting in September, and can be in your […]

Jodi Pulice of JRT Realty Group Named REBNY’s Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award Winner

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

JRT Realty is pleased to announce that its Founder & CEO Jodi Pulice has been selected as the recipient of REBNY’s Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award. Left to Right: Kevin Wang, Jodi Pulice, Bill Rudin, David Greenbaum Photo by Jill Lotenberg The prestigious award is presented to REBNY members who “have […]

New tax incentives for inbound workers and (individual) entrepreneurs in Italy

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Italian Law Decree No. 34 of April 30, 2019 entered into force on May 1, 2019 and introduced new tax incentives for workers, entrepreneurs, researchers and professors who transfer their tax residence in Italy from 2020. The new provisions should attract individuals and new capital by providing appealing tax incentives, including a reduction of the […]

European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Christine Lagarde obtained Parliament’s approval to be the ECB’s next President, in a plenary vote on Tuesday.

Committed to Accelerated Climate Action

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Climate change is a defining challenge of our generation and the European Union (EU)  has been at the forefront of negotiating a multilateral framework to respond to this global challenge. In 2015, the EU diplomacy played a leading role in brokering the historic and global Paris Climate Agreement. 195 countries agreed on a simple goal: to […]

Netherlands’ Tax Plan 2020

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

By Sylvia Dikmans, Rob Havenga, Paulus Merks & Alexander van der Voort Maarschalk | Houthoff On Budget Day (Prinsjesdag), traditionally the third Tuesday of September, the Dutch government proposes its Tax Plan (Belastingplan) for the coming year to parliament. The list of legislative proposals is extensive this year and is likely to have a significant […]

An article in English legalese, but shouldn’t we say Franco-English legalese?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

By Mathieu Legendre Let’s talk about your client.  His organization recently became a victim of espionage. As usual, you give him good direction and advise him about the procedures he must follow. You will do your best, as you have never been accused of malpractice or negligence. The suspects broke into your client’s office. It […]

IMF: Sluggish Global Growth Calls for Supportive Policies

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

By Gita Gopinath IMF In our July update of the World Economic Outlook we are revising downward our projection for global growth to 3.2 percent in 2019 and 3.5 percent in 2020. While this is a modest revision of 0.1 percentage points for both years relative to our projections in April, it comes on top […]