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How Japan and EU FTA Affects Automobile Industry

How Japan and EU FTA Affects Automobile Industry

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE August 4, 2017

Background Japan and the European Union (EU) leaders reached a political agreement on two landmark agreements, the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement at the 24th Brussels Summit (July 07, 2017). Both agreements are expected to greatly benefit both Japan and the EU.  It is expected that the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will … Read More

Going Beyond Passwords — How We Work Together to Keep You Safe

Going Beyond Passwords — How We Work Together to Keep You Safe

Many of the online accounts and software products you use every day are protected by a login and password. That password is the single factor in the authentication process — the way that those products or services can confirm your identity. Passwords can be easily stolen or hacked, unfortunately, which means that the accounts and … Read More

U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service Delay Application of Documentation Regulations under Section 385

U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service Delay Application of Documentation Regulations under Section 385

U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 385 authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe rules to determine whether an interest in a corporation is treated for purposes of the IRC as stock or indebtedness (or as in part stock and in part indebtedness) by providing factors to be taken into account with respect … Read More

What Do Moore’s Law, Smartphones and Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers Have in Common?

What Do Moore’s Law, Smartphones and Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers Have in Common?

One of my favorite activities in the summer is meeting up with friends, family and neighbors over a barbeque or fish fry. Generally, I can be counted on to provide my favorite treat, bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeño peppers (known as poppers, and seriously, they’re life-changing). My neighbor Blake has a different favorite activity that he enjoys … Read More