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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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Watson Farley & Williams has posted double-digit revenue growth for the first six months of the 2010-11 financial year. The firm made £37.6m during the period, up 11 per cent on the comparable period last year, when the firm took in £34m. Managing partner Michael Greville said: “We’re pleased with the half-year billing, which is […]

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SNR Denton names Milton Keynes head as UK managing partner

Newly merged SNR Denton has appointed a managing partner for the UK, with Milton Keynes head Brandon Ransley will take up the role. Ransley will take up the position at the end of this month and will continue to run the Milton Keynes office, which is used as a lower cost base to service City […]

Kalis’ b-Ark

Norton Rose’s second stealth merger in as many years is the talk of the town (see story). Not all of it is good. Unlike SJ Berwin, the firm did at least successfully keep a lid on its talks with both Deneys Reitz of South Africa and Canada’s Ogilvy Renault for the best part of a […]

Ogier names Cayman’s chief as head of Hong Kong

Offshore firm Ogier has appointed a new Hong Kong managing partner to replace the Duncan Smith, who will retire early next year. James Bergstrom, managing partner of Ogier’s Cayman Islands’ offices and head of the firm’s global investment funds team, will start his new post in January. Bergstrom joined Ogier when it merged with his […]

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Unveiling the reforms

The call from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) came at the last minute on Monday morning. Will the press pack please assemble at the Government offices for a lock-down press conference later that day, the memo said. The Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has an announcement to make.  We arrived and were ushered into a back […]

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