December 2, 2023

Brazil designates Ireland as tax haven: impact on aircraft finance

Kenneth D Basch Basch & Rameh From ILO February 22 2017 Aviation Brazil Introduction NI 1658: overview and implications Opposition NI 1662 and NI 1664 Introduction In September 2016 the Brazilian Revenue Service (SRF) unexpectedly promulgated a change in its treatment of Ireland, which had the potential to wreak havoc on the aircraft leasing sector […]

Swiss to probe contract signed by FIFA’s Blatter: officials

By Mark Hosenball and David Ingram CDT From WHBL Zurich/New York (Reuters) – The Swiss Attorney General’s Office will investigate a contract for media rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, two Swiss law enforcement officials said over the weekend. The inquiry follows a television news report asserting that FIFA sold the rights for […]

RPT-Fitch Rates Mizuho’s USD Basel III Subordinated Notes Final ‘BBB’

Fitch Ratings has assigned a final rating of ‘BBB’ to the USD1.5bn Basel III-compliant Tier 2 ten-year subordinated notes issued by Mizuho Financial Group (Cayman) 3 Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (Mizuho; A-/Stable). The notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Mizuho on a subordinated basis. This is the first cross-border […]