Category Archive: Tax

Amendment to Polish Gambling Act adopted

Last Thursday (Sejm) and Friday (Senat), an amendment to the Polish Gambling Act was adopted. Once signed by the Polish president and published, it will come into force on 1 April 2017. Its official aim is to increase the protection of players against risks related to excessive gambling and to decrease the unlicensed market. However, …

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Norway (EEA)

By Petter Bjerke As part of our “Brexit and MSE” series, today we look at another possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the agreement between the EU and Norway – one of the territories in the European Economic Area. Share this

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Canada

By Chris Bennett, Stephanie Ovens and Leandra Gupta In the forthcoming days and weeks, we will be publishing regular updates on issues relevant to Brexit. Today we look at one possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA“) being negotiated …

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VAT exemption also applicable to unlicensed operators in Poland

By Paweł Satkiewicz, Senior Associate, DLA Piper, Warsaw On 28 June 2016, the Polish Supreme Administrative Court (“NSA”) issued an important judgment (I FSK 180/15) regarding an exemption from the tax on goods and services (“VAT”) pursuant to Article 43 paragraph 1 point 15 of the Polish VAT Act. This exemption applies to activities related …

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Poland: Key points to be regulated by the new amendment to the Polish Gambling Act

On Monday 23 May, the Ministry of Finance (the Polish gambling regulator (“Regulator“)), published a list of points to be covered by the forthcoming amendment to the Polish Gambling Act. Share this

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Poland: Proposal of new betting and poker regulations

According to the statement of the Polish Minister of Finance, Paweł Szałamacha (the Gambling Regulator), proposals for the new Polish Gambling Act were to be presented by the end of April 2016. To date this has not been done. However, on Sunday 15 May, a press conference was organized by Minister Jarosław Gowin (Deputy Prime …

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New Polish Gambling Act – further speculation

Following a press conference on 2 April during which the Polish Minister of Finance announced that a draft of the new Polish Gambling Act should be ready by the end of the month, the media has been discussing how it may regulate gambling in Poland. There is a suggestion that the new regulations will be …

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UK: Brazil added to co-production countries list for purposes of UK film tax relief

The Films Co-Production Agreements (Amendment) Order 2015 (SI 2015/1886) has amended the Films Co-Production Agreeements Order 1985 by adding Brazil to the list of co-production agreements made between various countries and the UK pursuant to which films made under these agreements may be treated as “British” for the purposes of UK film tax relief. This …

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HUB FOCUS: Overview of tax incentives and subsidies for making video games in France

Our global Media, Sport & Entertainment Hub provides insights into various legal and commercial issues impacting on this space. As part of our “HUB FOCUS” series, we provide an extract, focusing on the main tax incentives and subsidies available for video game production in France. Share this

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HUB FOCUS: Legal issues in film production transactions in Hungary

Our global Media, Sport & Entertainment Hub provides insights into various legal and commercial issues impacting on this space. As part of our “HUB FOCUS” series, we provide an extract, focusing on some of the legal issues arising in Hungarian film production transactions. Share this

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