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Implementation of EU anti-tax avoidance directive

The bill of law to implement the provisions of the EU Directive 2016/1164 on anti-tax avoidance (ATAD) in Luxembourg law was made available on 20 June 2018. Subject to parliamentary approval, Luxembourg will introduce controlled foreign corporation (CFC), interest deduction limitation and anti-hybrid rules. It will also modify its existing general anti-abuse rule..

Portugal: Competition and the right to compensation for damages

Act 23/2018, establishing the legal framework on the right to compensation for damages from infringements of competition law, was published on 5 June 2018. This legislative act transposes into Portuguese law the Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 26 November 2014, which established common rules to all Member States on […]

Pimlico Plumbers: the self-employed v brand debate

By Paula Rome The widely reported decision in Pimlico Plumbers emphasises the risks of retaining control over staff. However, such control can be key to protecting an organisations’ brand and reputation in the marketplace. Where does this leave us? What does control mean?

What do employers need to know about whistleblowing policies?

By Antonia Blackwell In this instalment of our ‘Breaking Down the Handbook’ series, we look at whistleblowing policies, why they are needed, what they should contain and what traps employers need to avoid. What does whistleblowing mean?

I’m divorced, that’s it, right?

By Miranda Nairn There is a common misconception that once in possession of a decree absolute (the final decree dissolving a marriage), your divorce is done and dusted and you and your ex-spouse can walk off into the sunset, in opposite directions, never to see or hear from each other again. In fact, unless you […]

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Ex-Landmark senior clerk joins Outer Temple

The Former senior clerk at Landmark Chambers Stephen Graham has come out of retirement to join Outer Temple Chambers as its business development director. Graham retired at the end of 2006 after 42 years in the profession to concentrate on non-legal commitments (The Lawyer, 18 December 2006). “I was quite enjoying playing golf, but then […]

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Five make director in Dickie Dees reshuffle

North East firm Dickinson Dees has promoted five of its ­associates to director level across its pensions, property, ­corporate recovery and public services departments. Neil Walker and Jackie Gray were promoted in the firm’s public services team, based in York, along with pensions lawyer Tracy Walsh. Property lawyer David Hambler and insolvency and corporate lawyer […]

Herbies and Latham lead on Al Fayed’s Harrods sell-off

Herbert Smith and Latham & Watkins have bagged lead roles on the £1.5bn sale of Harrods to the investment arm of the Qatari Investment Authority (QIA). Latham acted for QIA subsidiary Qatar Holdings on the transaction with London managing partner Nick Cline leading alongside fellow corporate partner Mike Bond. The Herbert Smith team was led […]

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SJ Berwin pursues merger with Proskauer after Orrick talks break down

SJ Berwin is in talks with Proskauer Rose over a potential merger, a senior source at the City firm has confirmed. SJ Berwin is in talks with Proskauer Rose over a potential merger, a source at the City firm has confirmed. It is understood that a delegation from SJ Berwin met Proskauer in New York […]

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