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Spanish legal regulations on Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign direct investment (FDI) (Inversión Extranjera Directa) involves the transfer of capital by economic entities from one country to another country, with the intention of establishing businesses or subsidiaries there, as well as acquiring or obtaining a relevant shareholding in foreign companies.

British Virgin Islands – Voluntary liquidations for first half-year companies

As annual British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) Registry fees are now payable for those BVI companies that were incorporated or registered in the first half of the year, it is time to start planning the liquidation of those entities that have reached the end of their life cycle, to ensure that unnecessary Registry fees are not incurred.

IR35 rules now extended to private sector businesses

The IR35 rules were extended to cover all medium and large organisations in the private sector. Under the reforms these businesses are now responsible for determining whether their contractors fall inside or outside the scope of IR35, rather than the workers themselves.


Schoenherr advises Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels on purchase of K+K Hotels

Schoenherr, alongside Jones Day, advised a consortium led by Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels, a leading hospitality investment and management company, in its acquisition, acquisition financing, and debt restructuring of the K+K Hotels Group, which owns and operates a portfolio of 10 boutique hotels located in leading cities across Europe. Closing of the transactions occurred […]

No5 members become Queens Counsel

No5 Chambers has announced that Richard Kimblin, Paul Cairnes and Dr Simon Fox are all to be appointed Her Majesty’s Queens Counsel by the Lord Chancellor on Monday 22 February 2016. Richard Kimblin and Paul Cairnes are part of the planning and environment group. Click here to view Richard Kimblin’s and Paul Cairnes’ profile. Dr Simon Fox is part of the […]

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