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IRS Clarifies U.S. Tax Treatment of Cross-Border Cloud and Other Online Transactions in Proposed Regulations

On Aug. 9, 2019, the IRS issued proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) addressing the U.S. federal income tax treatment of cross-border cloud transactions. The Proposed Regulations will not become effective until final rules are adopted. By way of background, the last time the IRS meaningfully addressed the taxation of cross-border digital content transfers was in October … Continue Reading

Cloud Migration Demystified

Migration is already underway, but some of the world’s largest organizations are still reluctant. They handle proprietary data and a staggering volume of transactions.  They want to marshal information and deliver nuanced results.  But a lack of appreciation for the Cloud’s promise, together with questions surrounding security and cost, make many CTOs and COOs cling … Continue Reading

Your Health in the Cloud

As companies continue to implement mobile health apps, aggregate clinical trial results, and isolate disease through computer modeling, they are also focused on possible risks. Harnessing cloud technology gives rise to a constant concern about keeping sensitive data secure. Medicine has led the drive for nimble handling and accessibility of information.  Electronic health records and clinical … Continue Reading

ISO Issues Data Protection Standards for the Cloud

Written by Jonathan A. Beckham, with assistance from Audrey T. Borisov, Kedrick N. Eily, and Angela F. Ramson. In July 2014, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 27018, which sets forth standards and guidelines pertaining to the protection of personal data stored and processed on the cloud. In this Alert, the author discusses the … Continue Reading
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