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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.


No5 Chambers set to present seminars on personal injury and clinical negligence

No5 Chambers will be presenting a series of seminars taking place in its London office. Each seminar carries 1 CPD hour and is free of charge. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis. The venue for each seminar is: No5 Chambers, London Greenwood House, 4-7 Salisbury Court London, EC4Y 8AA For further information […]

David Kerr, Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird set for leadership change as new chairman is elected

Bird & Bird has re-elected chief executive David Kerr for a further three years, while also appointing new chairman, Italian managing partner Massimiliano Mostardini. Mostardini’s appointment marks the first change in leadership at Bird & Bird for nine years, with his predecessor Michael Frie having served as chairman for three successive terms. Frie has acted alongside […]

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