Nov 17, 2017: Leaseurope has called for restraint in the roll out of new international accounting standards after they received EU approval. The international lease accounting standard IFRS 16 received official endorsement last week and is set to become mandato...

 

Sep 19, 2014: A recent VAT case from the First Tier Tribunal will be of interest to asset finance providers.  In a reserved decision dated August 1, 2014 of Judge Guy Brannan and Julian Stafford, the tribunal had to rule on the recoverability of VAT made b...

 

Jun 02, 2014: The Interpretation on Issues of Application of Laws with respect to Disputes on Financial Leasing Contracts (Interpretation) published by the Supreme Court of China came into force on March 1, 2014. The Interpretation consists of 26 provisions a...

 

Mar 20, 2014: The UK Budget statement on March 19 brought several announcements with some relevance for asset finance. These were generally positive, although they come against a background of ongoing fiscal changes designed to scale back the large public sect...

 

Dec 02, 2013: In the previous heyday of leasing in India, sale and leaseback transactions were popular amongst leasing companies - and were equally misused by them. So much so, in fact, that all sorts of sham transactions were undertaken in the garb of sale and...

 

Sep 16, 2013: As the comment period on the draft lease accounting standard drew to a close, two leading voices from the audit profession have argued that the proposals by the standard setting bodies – the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the U...