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Asia: the Future of Islamic Finance?

Asia: the Future of Islamic Finance?

Asia may become the next center of Islamic finance as Hong Kong prepares to issue Sharia-compliant bonds and demand grows for Islamic finance in the region.

Tax & Accounting

Tax Exemptions on Foreign Income for Singapore-Based Companies

Tax Exemptions on Foreign Income for Singapore-Based Companies

According to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, a Singapore tax resident can enjoy tax exemption on specified foreign income that is remitted into Singapore.

Legal & Regulatory

U.S. Court Clarifies Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

U.S. Court Clarifies Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

A clarified definition of an “instrumentality” of a foreign government under the FCPA will impact American company relationships with State Owned, and partially State-Owned Enterprises across Asia.

Industries

E-Commerce Across Asia: Trends and Developments 2014: New Issue of Asia Briefing Magazine

E-Commerce Across Asia: Trends and Developments 2014: New Issue of Asia Briefing Magazine

In this issue of Asia Briefing Magazine, we provide a comprehensive overview of e-commerce trends across the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on developing markets in Southeast Asia.

Human Resources & Payroll

Asia-Pacific Expat Salary Survey

Asia-Pacific Expat Salary Survey

Japan continues to be the most expensive country in the Asia Pacific region for expatriate packages, followed by Australia and India, according to the latest ECA MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey.

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