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‘Tax Day’ – government continues its campaign to tackle non-compliance

In the UK’s first ever ‘Tax Day’ on 23 March 2021, the government released more than 30 consultation documents relating to the future landscape of the UK tax regime. Whilst these documents scrutinised how taxes should be paid, opportunities for simplification and the potential of digitalisation, it was tackling non-compliance which was firmly in the spotlight once again. Tax & estate planning Partner, James Austen, gives his opinion on the proposed measures.

Fraud in the sub line market – should we be concerned?

In recent weeks, news of the JES Global Capital fraud committed by fund manager Elliot Smerling has come to light. Unfortunately, we live in world where fraud, much like death and taxes, is inevitable.

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GoCardless GC takes on new role amid growth drive

GoCardless general counsel Ahmed Badr has been appointed to the role of chief legal and risk officer (CLRO), as the London fintech pursues its open banking plans and pushes deeper into the US. Badr takes on the newly-created CLRO role, where he will be responsible for leading the teams that cover legal and policy issues, […]

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