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Archive for September 27th, 2017

Protocol Amending the Mexico-Belgium Tax Treaty Published

On August 17, 2017, the Protocol amending the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fraud and Fiscal Evasion (“Tax Treaty”) between Belgium and Mexico was published in Mexico’s Official Journal of the Federation (Belgium publication pending). The Tax Treaty became effective in Belgium on August 19, 2017, and in Mexico […]

Facebook to share Russia-linked political adverts with investigators

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says his company will share 3,000 Russia-linked political adverts with US investigators. He also pledged to make political advertising more transparent on his network in future. “We will work with others to create a new standard for transparency for online political ads,” he said in a live address on his Facebook […]

Brexit: Theresa May ‘to offer 20bn euros transitional deal’

Theresa May is set to propose a transitional deal with the EU of up to two years.The PM is also expected to make an “open and generous” offer, potentially worth 20bn euros over the two years. It would mean the EU does not have to unpick its current budget – so no other EU member […]

China’s credit rating downgraded by S&P

China’s credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) because of worries over the rapid buildup of debt in the country. S&P cut China’s rating by one notch from AA- to A+, saying its debts had raised “economic and financial risks“. The International Monetary Fund warned in August that China’s credit growth was on a […]