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Moving to the Cayman Islands

Boasting an enviable lifestyle, modern infrastructure and a highly sophisticated financial services industry and all within a short flight of Miami and other US cities, the Cayman Islands check all the boxes for individuals seeking to relocate to a tax-neutral jurisdiction. As a result, the Cayman Islands have evolved into an increasingly popular place of residence for internationally mobile “remote-workers” and high-net-worth individuals from around the world.

FCA consults on new consumer duty in retail financial markets

Following the April 2019 publication of its feedback statement on a duty of care and potential alternative approaches, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting until 31 July 2021 on a new Consumer Duty that would set clearer and higher expectations for firms’ standards of care towards consumers.

Tech companies: three things you should know from the 2021-22 Quebec budget

The Québec Budget 2021–2022 includes measures encouraging investment to accelerate technology adoption and strengthens several tax measures aimed at the technology sector. The three key tax measures that tech businesses and entrepreneurs should know about are discussed below.

Workplace testing and vaccinations: What employers need to know

Workplace testing has proven to be a crucial piece in the UK government’s jigsaw to get British business back on its feet. But how can businesses implement a workplace testing programme and will the vaccine roll out make a difference?

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How we carry ourselves has a significant effect on our self-esteem and how we are perceived by others. Much has been written about body language – and rightly so, as it is a fascinating topic for anyone who is interested in human behaviour and relationships. Inevitably there are a few self-styled gurus in this area […]

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Moves: Olswang PE partner joins Taylor Wessing

Olswang private equity partner Duncan McDonald has left the firm for Taylor Wessing in London. McDonald was a partner at the firm for eight years after serving as general counsel at Citigroup Capital UK. His clients include Better Capital, Chamonix Private Equity, NBGI Private Equity, OPTrust Private Markets Group, Sony and Hexagon.

Walker Morris partner to speak on driving the Northern Powerhouse

David Kilduff, Partner and Head of the Energy, Infrastructure & Government Team at Walker Morris will be speaking at this year’s Yorkshire Legal Conference “Driving the Northern Powerhouse” on Wednesday 28 September 2016 at the University of Law, Leeds. The conference will be chaired by Nick Hawkins of St Philips Chambers.

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