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Corporate tax in Portugal – trends and developments

The COVID-19 pandemic made the year of 2020 a turning point for the entire world and so all countries are now placing great expectations on 2021, which obviously impacts the legislative tax options of Portugal.

Doing business from and within Bermuda

Bermuda is a hub for international business, which is one of the top contributors to our economy and a source of jobs to many residents of the island.

Focus on COP26: The long road to Glasgow

The UK will host the UN’s COP26 climate change conference in November 2021, but what is a COP – and what happened at the previous 25 COPs?


Nuclear power station

Ashurst and HSF advise on landmark £18bn Hinkley Point C deal

Ashurst and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) have advised on the successful £18bn agreement to build the UK’s first nuclear power station in 20 years. The agreement was reached between EDF and the China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) during a visit to the UK from Chinese President Xi Jinping. EDF said that the total cost […]

Hogan Lovells and Blackstone triumph for Uber in row over taxi app

Blackstone Chambers’ Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Hogan Lovells have secured a win for Uber after the High Court decided that the private hire company’s app was legal under the legislation governing taxis in London. Transport for London’s (TfL) in-house team brought a claim asking the High Court to decide whether Uber’s fare calculation app was […]

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