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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.

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Real Estate Gazette: special edition — sustainability

In the current economic climate, it is by no means unusual, or necessarily unhealthy, for a business to obtain short-term funding by making use of an overdraft facility. However, according to many environmental campaigners, we are operating in the red in a far more important sense — humanity is overspending on nature’s budget. The Earth […]

Merger and acquisitions (M&A)

BDK has extensive experience in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sector in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, both in the context of privatisation and private transactions. Sectoral experience includes all major industries such as fast-moving consumer goods, transport, telecoms, energy and financial services. Besides advising on classic M&A, we also assist clients in structuring […]

Walker Morris set to speak and exhibit at LGG Weekend School 2014

Walker Morris will be speaking and exhibiting at the LGG Weekend School 2014 at the University of York. David Kilduff, Daniel Newbound, Richard Auton, Caroline Finnett and Elizabeth Wood from the firm will be at the event. Kilduff, head of commercial projects and infrastructure, along with Newbound, an associate in the commercial dispute resolution team, and director Auton […]

Walker Morris launches 20th Children’s Calendar Painting Competition

Walker Morris has launched the 20th anniversary of its annual Children’s Calendar Painting Competition, which is open to all primary school children aged four to 11, across the Yorkshire, Humber and north-east Lincolnshire regions, and encourages young artists to paint a picture of their favourite month of the year. The 13 winners (one for each […]

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