Ten further foreign jurisdictions were included by the United States Treasury in its latest monthly list, issued on July 1, 2014, as having reached agreements in substance on June 30, 2014, on the terms of intergovernmental agreements under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.Read Full Story
Acting United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis has announced that the United States is exploring the possibility of a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement with the Economic Community of West African States.Read Full Story
World Trade Organization members have approved proposals to streamline and facilitate the accession process for Least Developed Countries seeking membership of the global trade body.Read Full Story
The Portuguese government is seeking to expand its tax treaty network, beginning negotiations with three new countries over the last month: Peru, Gabon and Senegal. Read Full Story
Portugal and Mozambique have recently signed a bilateral tax agreement, designed to strengthen cooperation between the respective tax administrations.Read Full Story
Complete search and rescue cover around Africa’s coast was secured on March 3 with the signing of an ad-hoc multilateral cooperative agreement on the North and West African sub-regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, which establishes a new base in Morocco, the International Maritime Organization announced.Read Full Story
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