A post-Brexit guide to UK-Swiss disputes

Banking & financial disputes Partner, Janine Alexander, outlines how cross-border disputes between England and Wales and Switzerland have been impacted by Brexit.

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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.

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Increasingly, there is a focus on culture and individual accountability in regulated firms. This has been heightened by various consumer protection issues which have been investigated including the tracker mortgage examination; high profile enforcement actions and the recent engagement with insurers on business interruption cover during COVID-19. Consistently, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) […]

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DAC Beachcroft is targeting further growth in its recently-established advocacy service, after the firm hired two barristers from DWF in January 2021. At the start of the year, DACB set up an in-house advocacy unit, hiring Jonathan Robinshaw and Sahar Farooqi as partners in DACB’s claims solutions group, tasked with overseeing the new advocacy unit. […]

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