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Taxflash 2 April 2020

Keypoint’s market-leading tax team are hosting a series of webinars, keeping key decision makers at Bahrain and regional businesses updated on VAT returns, NBR updates, the implications of COVID-19 for VAT and the financial services sector and other tax developments, such as Bahrain’s recently introduced economic substance rules.

Details on how to register in this week’s TaxFlash.

ESR webinar 16 April

Join Bahrain’s specialist tax team on their final webinar session on Thursday, 16 April, for a discussion on what Bahrain is doing to comply with the minimum standards set by the OECD to ‘counter harmful tax practices’.

For more information on how to register, please contact Fatema Ghaith

IT newsflash Covid-19 cyberattacks

Cybersecurity experts are warning that cybercriminals are exploiting changes in the way people are working in the wake of COVID-19 to distribute malicious payloads and attempt to extract data from remote workers. For more, please see our newsflash or contact our IT security team.


Setting up remote access?

As more and more businesses in Bahrain and across the globe encourage working from home, remote access is a key concern. If you are remotely deploying applications, there are a number of factors to bear in mind, including:

  • VPN – & VPN traffic – configuration
  • DOS & DDOS
  • Credential stuffing
  • End-user system security hardening
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • Daily log reviews

To discuss these – or any other remote access issues – please contact Sagar Rao or any member of our IT consulting team.