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Kill Chain: The 7 Stages of a Cyberattack

Kill Chain: The 7 Stages of a Cyberattack

By Joseph Raczynski Technologist, Thomson Reuters In our new world reality where cyberattacks are a daily occurrence and every organization must focus on critical infrastructure surrounding cybersecurity, businesses have begun to think like the military. How can we defend our enterprise? To that end, it’s not surprising that companies have adopted soldierly, combative mindsets and … Read More

Colombia Issues Draft VAT Regulations for Digital Business Platforms

Colombia Issues Draft VAT Regulations for Digital Business Platforms

On June 8, 2018, the Colombian tax authority (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales or DIAN) issued draft regulations (Resolution No. 000000 08-06-2018) on VAT registration and withholding requirements for foreign digital business platforms (e.g., Uber, Netflix, Airbnb) that will apply from July 1, 2018. The draft regulations are discussed below. Public comments are … Read More

Classes of Trade Agreements Across the Globe-Is India on the Right Track?

Classes of Trade Agreements Across the Globe-Is India on the Right Track?

Blog, Global Trade June 22, 2018

Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) have been around for centuries – long before the creation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1947. In the past decade, India signed FTAs with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Republic of Korea, Japan, and Malaysia. However, India’s trade partners have gained more from these … Read More