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EMI Options: Approval granted

By Ben Watson As mentioned in our previous update, the tax reliefs associated with Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) options are technically a form of state aid and therefore require approval from the EU Commission.  Two days before the deadline of 7 April 2018, HMRC announced that the UK had failed to renew its EU state aid […]

Avoid World Cup marketing own goals this summer

By Jo Pritchard The 2018 FIFA World Cup is to shortly kick off in Russia. Amidst the excitement, it is important to remember a few key dos and don’ts for any planned marketing campaigns. With a global audience of more than 3 billion, it will be tempting to capitalise on the football fever with World […]

Independent review of building regulations and fire safety

The catastrophic events of the evening of 14 June 2017 which led to the tragic loss of 71 lives at Grenfell Tower has cast a spotlight on the system relating to the design, construction and maintenance of high-rise and complex buildings. In the wake of the disaster, the government announced an independent review of building […]

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For many litigators across the City, the prospect of working in a high-powered litigation boutique is attractive. One recent example of this was the ­decision taken by Addleshaw Goddard head of ­litigation, Simon Twigden, and partner Pietro Marino, to set up their own shop. Gerald Cooke retired from Baker & McKenzie in 2004 to launch litigation boutique […]

Turnover and PEP down at Nabarro

Nabarro has posted a 10 per cent drop in turnover alongside a double-digit fall in average profit per equity partner (PEP) for the 2009-10 financial year. Turnover fell from £126.5m at the 2008-09 year-end to £113.8m while PEP fell 15 per cent from £375,00 to £320,000. At the same time the total number of equity […]

City firm helps acquire Harry Potter for Russian TV

Russian TV company TNT Broadcasting Network has turned to City firm Padva Haslam-Jones for advice on a deal to air Warner Bros material including the latest Harry Potter film. Katerina Haslam-Jones, name partner at the firm, guided her long-standing client on a deal that will allow it to acquire a library of feature films over a two-year […]

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Capital’s gain: Rupert MacInnes, Capital One Bank

Particularly where litigation and regulation are concerned, business is booming for Capital One Bank general counsel Rupert MacInnes. If you find those no-win, no-fee ads on daytime TV annoying then spare a thought for Rupert MacInnes, general counsel at Capital One Bank. Claims management companies promising to write off credit cards and loans are now commonplace and have […]

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