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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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Dentons raises fee-earner salaries but business services pay reviews stay on hold

Dentons will push forward with backdated salary raises for its UK fee-earners from March, with reviews for its business services population on hold as its redundancy consultation drags on. The fee-earner raises are to be backdated to reflect the fact they would have come into effect from July 2020, meaning the nine months’ worth backdated […]

DLA hires Freshfields partner as new head of finance

A former head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance group has left the firm to take on a new role at DLA Piper. DLA has taken on David Trott to lead the practice from May 2021. Trott has been a partner at Freshfields since 1997 and led its global finance team between 2012 and 2016. His […]

Introducing the 2021 General Counsel Strategy Summit

Following a successful virtual debut in 2020, the Summit is returning digitally once more on 11 – 13 May 2021. We’re excited to continue building communities in 2021 that connect legal professionals across the industry through dedicated virtual events. To become a partner with the General Counsel Strategy Summit, click here to enquire about available […]

Ireland: A new jurisdiction of choice for international restructurings

On the panel: Fergus Doorly, head of corporate restructuring & insolvency, William Fry Ruairi Rynn, corporate restructuring and insolvency partner, William Fry David Baxter, head of restructuring, A&L Goodbody William Day, head of restructuring and insolvency, Arthur Cox John Donald, restructuring and insolvency partner, Arthur Cox Kathleen Garrett, finance partner, Arthur Cox Nicholas Butcher, Ireland […]

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