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Legal & VAT Yacht Issues Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Spain sailing yacht charter: New exemption and reduced rates in registration tax

February 03, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

As announced by Spain's industry association ANEN, the Spanish government has introduced the amendment to the registration tax for luxury charter yachts. ... read full story

Marina Port Vell: Director of Salamanca Group’s Marine Division on the Repeal of the Spanish Matriculation Tax

October 18, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Norma Trease, Director of Salamanca Group’s Marine Division, has commented on the recent repeal of the Spanish Matriculation Tax, which in practice means the opening of the Spanish yacht charter market to anyone interested to operate in, avoiding the payment of matriculation tax. ... read full story

TheYachtAttorney’s legal and economic advice and support of two superyacht marina projects in Croatia

October 14, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Two new superyacht marina projects in Croatia will be supported by the yacht division 'TheYachtAttorney', belonging to the German commercial law firm, CPS Schliessmann. Both of these will feature space for 150 yachts. ... read full story

UCINA, Confindustria Nautica: Optimistic signs for Italian nautical industry

October 07, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

As stated bby UCINA, Confindustria Nautica, this year's Global nautical industry turnover is between 2.4 and 2.3 billion euro, while for 2014, the estimated growth of the industry’s contribution to the GNP will be equivalent to 7%. ... read full story

Captains’ Forum organised by Yacht Club de Monaco during the Monaco Yacht Show 2013

October 04, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The prestigious Yacht Club de Monaco has been hosting one of its Captains' Forums during this year's Monaco Yacht Show. The event, destined for superyacht captains, consisted of two debates: 'VAT for Charters: a headache for the professionals' and 'Protecting cetacean species in the Mediterranean'. ... read full story

Revised Guide to MLC Specifically Written for Superyachts Published by Dohle Yachts

September 17, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Dohle Yachts has recently launched a revised guide to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), specifically written for superyachts. The copies of the new booklet will be available during the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show. ... read full story

Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) comes into force

August 22, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) came into force on August 22, 2013. It enables decent working and living conditions for seafarers. ... read full story

TheYachtAttorney develops advantegous ownership structure for AB140 yacht’s owner

August 06, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

For the new owner of the newly launched AB140 superyacht, Prof. Dr. Christoph Ph. Schließmann of TheYachtAttorney, created a tailor-made legal, fiscal and economic lease and operation concept, saving about € 1.2 million in VAT tax. ... read full story

TheYachtAttorney achieves the most established yacht imports in Croatia under 5% VAT-scheme

August 06, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

There was no law firm that has brought more luxury yachts from temporarily bonded import to fully taxed import under the limited 5% VAT import-tax and reflagged the yachts than TheYachtAttorney. ... read full story

Monaco VAT solution for luxury yachts launched by Dominion Marine

August 05, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Founder and director Chris Allix closely monitors changes to EU VAT and marine legislation to ensure ideal ownership structures are developed. ... read full story

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