Monthly Archives: February 2018

Can Television’s New Golden Age Stay?

On Wikipedia, there are two entries for “The Golden Age of Television.” The first describes a period from the late ’40s to late ’50s, which featured live productions aimed at the affluent viewers who could then afford television sets. The second one, we’re living through now.

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Talking Tax – Issue 108

ATO updates

Taxation Ruling TR 2018/2 – Income tax: record keeping and access – electronic records

This Ruling explains the Commissioner of Taxation’s view on record keeping in electronic form for the purposes of section 262A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (ITAA 1936). This Ruling discusses how taxpayers must retain and, when required, provide access to electronic records, including encrypted records, records created from e-commerce and records stored in the cloud. It applies to individuals and companies carrying on a business.

 

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How much is enough?

We are often asked the question ‘how much should I leave for my children’, especially when children are not being treated equally or a child is estranged. Unfortunately, there is no magic answer. If the child is an eligible applicant under the applicable State or Territory legislation for estate claims, the individual should try and make adequate and proper provision for that child even if they do this reluctantly.

 

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CHRONIC Care Act, Title III of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, Signals Meaningful Change for Medicare Advantage Plans and Telehealth Coverage

On February 9, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018(“BBA”). Among the most notable changes that will occur with the enactment of the BBA is the inclusion of certain provisions taken from the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (“CHRONIC”) Care Act of 2017 bill (S.870) which the Senate passed in September 2017. Among other things, the CHRONIC Care provisions will have the effect of redefining new criteria for special-needs plans (“SNPs”), in particular the special-needs Medicare Advantage (“MA”) plans for chronically ill enrollees. The CHRONIC Care provisions also will expand the integration and coverage under Medicare for certain telehealth-based chronic care services.

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3 Tips to Translate a Conference Attendance into Business Opportunities

It’s no secret that attending an industry event can lead to business opportunities. When you choose the right one, the networking alone provides the return on your investment.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> With GDPR Deadline Looming, Ad Tech Community Proposes Collaborative Industry Solution

With only a few months to go before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation becomes enforceable, the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Technology Laboratory (IAB Tech Lab) has published an advisory that seeks to explain how ad tech companies can comply with the new rules through a collaborative information sharing process.

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What you should consider doing before Canada’s new Trademarks Act comes into force

February 21, 2018 — Almost anything that is related to your company’s or organization’s image — a name, a design, a slogan, a three-dimensional shape — can fall under the scope of the Trademarks Act.

Important changes to this Act will soon be in force: Richard Uditsky explains the impact of some of these changes and how you could save money and frustration in anticipation of the new regime.

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Karolis Smaliukas joins TGS Baltic as an Associate Partner

Advocate Karolis Smaliukas has joined law firm TGS Baltic. The lawyer practicing in the area of public procurement for more than ten years has become an Associate Partner of the law firm and he will be responsible for the development of the Public Procurement practice group.

Karolis’ unique experience in the public procurement field will contribute to the development of the Public Procurement practice group of law firm TGS Baltic and the provision of first class services to clients. Market participants commend Karolis Smaliukas for deep expertise and finding of an adequate solution in any situation.

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Ny afgørelse fra EU-Domstolen i Max Schrems-sagen

Facebook-brugere kan ikke anlægge massesøgsmål mod Facebook i Wien

Maximillian Schrems, som er østrigsk advokat, forfatter og privatlivsforkæmper, har sagsøgt Facebook ved domstolen i Wien.

I sagen kræver Schrems, på vegne af sig selv og andre Facebook-brugere, erstatning for Facebooks overtrædelse af de persondataretlige regler.

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Hall & Wilcox partners with fintech hub Stone & Chalk

Leading independent business law firm, Hall & Wilcox, has entered a corporate partnership with Asia’s leading independent fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk.

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