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'Noam Chomsky on Language Aquisition'

‘How is it that we learn to speak and think in language so easily? Philosophers have argued about whether or not we have innate ideas. Whether we are born knowing things, as Plato believed, or rather, as John Locke and other empiricists argued, the mind is a blank slate on which experience writes. 20 more words

Revision

When is a tax deduction allowed on property acquisition?

Acquisition costs need to split into capital and revenue expenses.

“Several tests have been developed through case law to ascertain whether expenditure is revenue or capital in nature. 237 more words

Bicknell Business Adviser

KDDI’s ‘Syn Alliance’ grows stronger as telco acquires ecommerce site Luxa

In acquiring Luxa, an ecommerce site specializing in high-end sales, KDDI has finally got its mark. The telco first invested in the startup back in 2013 for US$3.3 million. 39 more words

Japan

M&A Integration and Indirect Tax: managing the moving parts before, during, and after a transaction

The aim is to provide insight into these risks and build into the contract adequate coverage in case risk history repeated itself. Armed with this information, the buyer can negotiate a reduction of the selling price or secure indemnification from the identified risk. 63 more words

VAT

Yahoo's new app will combine Meerkat, Snapchat, and Skype... but as Facebook learned, copying rarely pays

Yahoo is planning to release a messaging application that combines Meerkat, Snapchat, and other existing services into one product, the Information reports.

The app would be the first new consumer product Yahoo has shipped since Marissa Mayer came on as chief executive in 2012. 309 more words

Tech

AN EMERGING INTERNATIONAL BANK: SABADELL BUYS TSB FOR £1.7 BN

Spanish institution Banco Sabadell (SAB.MC) agrees to pay £1.7 bn for TSB (TSB.L), Britain’s seventh biggest lender with 631 branches and 4.3% market share, in one of the biggest cross-border banking deals since the financial crisis. 1,251 more words

Goldman Sachs

M&A in the spotlight

The news recently of Shell’s takeover of BG Group reported in The Telegraph amongst others is yet another example of the astounding amount of M&A activity taking place all over the world right now – the first three months of 2015 representing the fastest start to the ‘season’ since 2007.   286 more words