Paris

Fieldfisher hires three to grow its Paris partner tally to 16

11-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has added a trio of partners to its Parisian office, bulking up its competition, corporate and tax practices.

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Hogan Lovells snares ENS tax and China specialist

4-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Hogan Lovells has made its second South African lateral hire since its launch in the jurisdiction, picking up ENSafrica China group head Ernie Lai King.

Money

KPMG loses McLaren appeal over tax relief for spying fine

18-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A ruling allowing McLaren to claim tax back on a £32m fine for spying on rival Ferrari has been overturned by the UK’s Upper Tax Tribunal.

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PLMJ turns to Garrigues for Porto tax hire

3-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Portuguese firm PLMJ has picked up tax partner Miguel C. Reis from the Porto office of Iberian giant Garrigues.

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CoA dismisses silk VAT appeal but criticises judge's handling of the case

10-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A senior criminal judge has been criticised over his handling of a trial last year, which led to the conviction of former 39 Essex Street barrister Rohan Pershad QC.

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Eversheds joins cash-call rush following HMRC crackdown

9-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Eversheds has become the latest to issue a cash call to its 164 fixed-share partners following HMRC’s crackdown on partnership tax.

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Hogan Lovells latest to issue HMRC cash call

3-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Hogan Lovells has called on its non-equity partner to inject between £60,000 and £100,000 in response to the HM Revenue & Custom’s partnership tax crackdown.

Shanghai

EY taps into Chinese legal market through acquisition of Shanghai firm

20-Feb-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) is in the process of launching a legal services unit in China through the acquisition of Shanghai-based Chen & Co.

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TLT prepares for cash call in response to HMRC national insurance crackdown

10-Feb-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

TLT is expected to be amongst the first group of firms to issue a cash call to fixed-share partners (FSP) in response to HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) changes to partnership taxation.

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Bermuda introduces unprecedented changes to legislation on settlor reserved powers download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 22-Jul-2014

The Trusts (Special Provisions) Amendment Act 2014 provides certainty regarding how far settlors can go without calling the validity of the trust structure into question.

UK Pensions Agenda — July 2014: issues affecting pension plans and plan sponsors download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

The summer edition of Eversheds’ UK Pensions Agenda is out. It summarises 10 key issues affecting UK pension plans and plan sponsors.

House prices rise 10.5 per cent: demand for housing still strong download subscription

IBB Solicitors 22-Jul-2014

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have found that house prices rose by 10.5 per cent year on year for the 12 months to May 2014.

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The Lawyer Awards 2014 Shortlist: Private Wealth Team of the Year

2-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

In our first in-depth look at our awards shortlisters, the private wealth contenders show how they have shined in the face of globalisation and tougher legislation

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Ireland: The American connection

20-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Inward investment to Ireland is rising, just the tonic for its law firms

Auditors

Auditors under the spotlight

25-Nov-2013 | By Matt Byrne

With the recent demise of Manches, we examine the auditors and the complex task of determining a firm’s health

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Tax Opinion

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Partnership tax changes – three months left

18-Dec-2013

HMRC salaried partner changes send shockwaves through LLPs

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Stay cool and prosper

29-Jul-2013

A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing

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Opinion: Supreme Court rules, OK

1-Jul-2013

Slapdown for Treasury shows court subtly shifting the ground on accountability of public bodies

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