The European Union Council has adopted new regulations that provide greater protection for whistle-blowers.
Australia's Fair Work Commission has made important changes to the way employers must calculate and record annualised salaries.
Amendments to Ireland's Parental Leave Act will increase parental leave entitlements over the course of a two year period.
The EU's Work-life Balance Directive has taken effect. The new law aims to improve access to family leave and flexible work arrangements in all EU Member States.
New Zealand has approved the Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development published a proposal to ensure large multinational enterprises, including digital companies, pay tax where they have significant consumer-facing activities and generate profits. The OECD is seeking public comments on the proposal until 12 November 2019.
The IRS published proposed regulations related to Sections 451(b) and 451(c), providing guidance for taxpayers that use an accrual accounting method and have an applicable financial statement and/or receive advance payments.
The EU’s rules relating to the mandatory disclosure of aggressive tax practices, otherwise known as DAC6,have been finalised.
The United States has increased the minimum penalty for failing to file a tax return.
Mandatory e-filing has been extended to nonprofit organisations.
Significant amendments have been made to Delaware corporation laws.
The UK has changed the way corporation tax payments must be made in respect of profits or gains between UK companies and group companies located in other EU countries.