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Moving to the Cayman Islands

Boasting an enviable lifestyle, modern infrastructure and a highly sophisticated financial services industry and all within a short flight of Miami and other US cities, the Cayman Islands check all the boxes for individuals seeking to relocate to a tax-neutral jurisdiction. As a result, the Cayman Islands have evolved into an increasingly popular place of residence for internationally mobile “remote-workers” and high-net-worth individuals from around the world.

FCA consults on new consumer duty in retail financial markets

Following the April 2019 publication of its feedback statement on a duty of care and potential alternative approaches, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting until 31 July 2021 on a new Consumer Duty that would set clearer and higher expectations for firms’ standards of care towards consumers.

Tech companies: three things you should know from the 2021-22 Quebec budget

The Québec Budget 2021–2022 includes measures encouraging investment to accelerate technology adoption and strengthens several tax measures aimed at the technology sector. The three key tax measures that tech businesses and entrepreneurs should know about are discussed below.

Workplace testing and vaccinations: What employers need to know

Workplace testing has proven to be a crucial piece in the UK government’s jigsaw to get British business back on its feet. But how can businesses implement a workplace testing programme and will the vaccine roll out make a difference?

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Job vacancies at Maravela

We are looking for talented colleagues to join our team and fill these positions: White Collar Crime Specialist Consultancy Associate Litigation Associate Office Assistant

Debunking the myth of the law firm verein

Recently Joe Andrew, the chair of the Dentons’ verein, wrote an opinion piece entitled ‘Debunking the myth of the pay-to-play network’. Unfortunately, he overlooked one fact. He did not mention that Dentons’ verein structure, in almost all respects, could be characterised as a territorially exclusive pay-to-play network but with much higher fees. Dentons has adopted essentially the same structure of the traditional networks Andrew is critiquing.

Four new tenants at One Essex Court

One Essex Court’s pupils will join Chambers as tenants on 1st October 2016. Niranjan Venkatesan, James Ruddell, James Fox and Timothy Goldfarb all exceeded the standard demanded of pupils at One Essex Court.  Their success follows a rigorous period of training and evaluation.

Mills & Reeve turnover grows 7% to record high £87.2m

Mills & Reeve has achieved record-breaking turnover of £87.2m during the 2015/16 financial year, after revenue increased 6.9 per cent from £81.6m. The increase is considerably larger than during the previous financial year when turnover grew 2.6 per cent from £79.5m. As a result of the strong performance the firm announced it would be issuing its […]

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