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Cayman Islands: Update on automatic exchange of information and country-by-country reporting

In this advisory, we provide a round-up of recent updates to the Cayman Islands framework for automatic exchange of information (“AEOI”) and country-by-country reporting (“CbCR”), including the new universal DITC portal, the AEOI reporting deadline extension, the authorising person and principal point of contact and the CRS compliance form.

CEE legislation tracker: Czech Republic

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Interest-free state loans and guarantees Following the first three credit and guarantee initiatives COVID I, II and COVID Prague designed for the small and medium sized enterprises, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (“MoIT”) and the Czech-Moravian Guarantee and Development Bank (“CMGDB”) are now planning a COVID III guarantee. COVID […]

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LG and Nabarro promote three partners apiece

Nabarro and LG have both made up three partners this year, a fall from the five apiece promoted at the firms last year. Nabarro_125.jpg” /> Simon Johnston Two of those promoted at Nabarro are based in London and one in Sheffield. They are real estate dispute resolution lawyer Nick Lloyd and construction and engineering lawyer […]

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Ball control: Steven Hodkinson, Umbro International

It’s an enviable job considering the perks, but for Umbro general counsel Steven Hodkinson, the beautiful game sometimes getsa little ugly. Steven Hodkinson Any lawyers who are football fans should look away now. Back in his days as a trainee, if Steven Hodkinson thought he would one day be able to see pretty much any […]

FFW holds steady with four promotions to partnership

Field Fisher Waterhouse will promote four new partners this year, the same number as were promoted internally in 2008. As with last year, the new partners are all based in London and are drawn from four distinct practice areas. Field Fisher Waterhouse managing partner Moira Gilmour said: “I am delighted to welcome these four talented […]

Matrix loses silk to Doughty Street

Matrix Chambers silk Heather Rogers QC is leaving the set to join Doughty Street Chambers. Rogers, who took silk in 2006, specialises in media and privacy issues, acting both in a claimant and defendant capacity for newspapers. In 2003 she acted for BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan after he reported that Labour had ‘sexed up’ a […]

Budget spurs on Wilsons’ London plans

The introduction of a 50 per cent tax rate in last week’s Budget is accelerating the expansion plans of Salisbury firm Wilsons. The introduction of a 50 per cent tax rate in last week’s Budget is accelerating the expansion plans of Salisbury firm Wilsons. The firm’s managing partner Jonathan Stephens said the tax changes will […]

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