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Implementation of EU anti-tax avoidance directive

The bill of law to implement the provisions of the EU Directive 2016/1164 on anti-tax avoidance (ATAD) in Luxembourg law was made available on 20 June 2018. Subject to parliamentary approval, Luxembourg will introduce controlled foreign corporation (CFC), interest deduction limitation and anti-hybrid rules. It will also modify its existing general anti-abuse rule..

Portugal: Competition and the right to compensation for damages

Act 23/2018, establishing the legal framework on the right to compensation for damages from infringements of competition law, was published on 5 June 2018. This legislative act transposes into Portuguese law the Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 26 November 2014, which established common rules to all Member States on […]

Pimlico Plumbers: the self-employed v brand debate

By Paula Rome The widely reported decision in Pimlico Plumbers emphasises the risks of retaining control over staff. However, such control can be key to protecting an organisations’ brand and reputation in the marketplace. Where does this leave us? What does control mean?

What do employers need to know about whistleblowing policies?

By Antonia Blackwell In this instalment of our ‘Breaking Down the Handbook’ series, we look at whistleblowing policies, why they are needed, what they should contain and what traps employers need to avoid. What does whistleblowing mean?

I’m divorced, that’s it, right?

By Miranda Nairn There is a common misconception that once in possession of a decree absolute (the final decree dissolving a marriage), your divorce is done and dusted and you and your ex-spouse can walk off into the sunset, in opposite directions, never to see or hear from each other again. In fact, unless you […]

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We’ve got election fever at The Lawyer. We’ve reported on the lawyers standing for Parliament (and how one Tory candidate’s claims about his former career at Clifford Chance have been questioned), covered the legal aid pledges in the parties’ manifestos and looked at how many polling stations still don’t have access for disabled voters. So we’re always in the mood for an […]

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Eversheds has launched Eversheds Aspire – an apprentice scheme for talented individuals wishing to develop a professional legal or business services career. According to the firm, Eversheds Aspire is a key component in the firm’s response to the clear market need to attract, develop and retain new talent.

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co advises Staffline on £34.5m acquisition of A4e Ltd

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has advised AIM-traded Staffline on its £34.5m acquisition of A4e Ltd, creating one of the UK’s largest Work Programme providers. Staffline, the staffing services, outsourcing, training, and Employability organisation, has acquired the entire issued share capital of A4e Limited, a leading welfare to work and employment training provider, for £23.5m […]

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