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New legislation will come into force in April 2015 which will clarify the procedural requirements for share buybacks.
Most people will welcome a reform of the court system that will facilitate a more efficient and cost-effective approach to access to justice, but can such a system actually be delivered?
The European Parliament has set up a special committee to examine whether member states broke EU rules by offering tax breaks to large multinational companies.
The government introduced draft legislation in January 2015 to prevent the use of reductions of capital by target companies using takeover schemes of arrangement.
The Scottish Government has announced revised rates for residential properties under the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT).
From 1 January 2015, there will be a major change to the EU VAT rules which will affect businesses established in the EU and that supply digital services to end consumers located in other EU jurisdictions.
What about other payments in addition to basic pay, such as overtime?
In the last two months, Shoosmiths has advised developer Court Collaboration on two Chinese-backed real-estate deals in Birmingham.
The Scottish government has announced the proposed tax rates for its land and buildings transaction tax.
Shoosmiths has advised McKay Securities on the purchase of Station Plaza, Theale, a major office development in the heart of the Thames Valley town.
Shoosmiths has worked with longstanding client Chord Investments to complete work on the sale, lease-back and refinancing of St Paul’s Place.
Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of two partners who will be based at the firm’s Birmingham office: Karen Featherstone and David Adams.
Shoosmiths has advised Palatine Private Equity and Bridgepoint Development Capital on the successful exit of their investment in Hallmark Hotels Group.
Shoosmiths looks at what it could mean for UK businesses if Scotland decides to become an independent country.
Many landlords hold their properties personally. This means that income received on rental properties is charged at income tax rates of up to 45 per cent.
Shoosmiths is growing its wealth protection team with the strategic hire of Jane Whitfield, who joins from Wellers Law Group.
The government has made a number of changes to enforcement via High Court enforcement officers. The major changes are covered within this article.
Where the conditions are satisfied, the house builder can sell housing developments to RSLs that have progressed beyond the golden brick stage.
The private equity team at Shoosmiths has advised funds managed by Palatine Private Equity on the management buyout of Gusto Restaurants and Bars.
Shoosmiths has advised the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing agency Realise to St Ives.