Silks from Wilberforce Chambers and Ten Old Square have been instructed on the final stages of a landmark case in Hong Kong concerning the $10bn (£7bn) estate of the late Nina Wang, once the richest woman in Asia.
Pinsent Masons has won permission to bring a judicial review of HMRC’s use of accelerated payment notices (APNs) against its group action client, members of Ingenious Media’s film partnerships scheme.
Australia’s Minter Ellison has bolstered its tax practice with the addition of three partners from rival firm Maddocks.
White & Case has advised HM Treasury on its proposal for new tax legislation, which would help to provide new finance for business and infrastructure projects.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has launched a new campaign to target solicitors’ unpaid taxes, through which lawyers can choose to bring their tax affairs up to date or face tougher penalties in 2015.
HMRC has doubled down on accountancy and law firms, issuing 1,502 disclosure notices in the last year for information on clients that are subject to criminal tax investigations.
Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as its new London tax head following the departure of Clive Jones.
Litigation boutique Stewarts Law has appointed partner David Pickstone from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Legal to head its new tax litigation group.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has made its second major hire in a week, appointing Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s London tax chief Nick Thornton.
Very positive changes in French capital gains tax on the sale of French real estate download subscription
Last year there were positive and interesting developments regarding French capital gains tax applicable to non-French tax residents. News that these developments are now confirmed will be welcomed by many.
Major Russian legislation changes for 2014: tax download subscription
Dentons has prepared the overview of the most important legislation changes in tax for 2014.
Welcome tax measures announced at the PDAC 2015 Convention download subscription
The Federal Minister of Finance announced certain proposals aimed at bolstering Canada’s junior mining industry.
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