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Revised DTAA between India and Kenya notified: Govt.

The revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kenya has been notified in the Official Gazette on 19th February, 2018. The revised DTAA will improve transparency in tax matters, help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance, remove double … Continue reading

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Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 re-modified: Govt.

Government of India has further amended the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely: – (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2015. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in … Continue reading

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US Appeals Court defines ‘instrumentality’ under FCPA

In what may be the first interpretation of term ‘instrumentality’ under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, United States Court of Appeals for Eleventh circuit ruled that an ‘instrumentality’ is an entity controlled by the government of a foreign country that performs … Continue reading

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Erring officials must face departmental action: SC

The Supreme Court of India lately directed the Home Department of every State Government to formulate a procedure for taking action against all erring investigating/prosecuting officials/officers in a criminal case. The Court said, “All such erring officials/officers identified, as responsible … Continue reading

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