Financial services & Tax

Powers of attorney: major reforms and consultation announced

The reforms aim to make the lasting powers of attorney service 'safer, simpler and fit for the future’ 

20 Jul 2021 | Associates

Dealing with insolvent opponents

It's not the end of the road if the opposing party becomes insolvent, as Rebecca Stratton explains

NatWest faces landmark FCA prosecution for ML breaches

The FCA is prosecuting NatWest for money laundering breaches, causing shockwaves across the financial community.

17 Mar 2021 | Commercial

SME bank disputes

The Independent Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) has nowopened for business. The BBRS is a dispute resolution service set up to resolve complaint

11 Mar 2021 | Commercial

‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021 | Agricultural

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

UK/EU divergence

The UK has made nearly 100,000 amendments to domestic and EU legislation since 2018, according to research from Thomson Reuters. By early December, the UK

29 Jan 2021 | Employment

Money-laundering: register by Sunday or stop tax advice work

Firms and freelance solicitors have until Sunday 10 January to check whether any of their tax advice work falls within the new definition for money-launder

Post-Brexit trade deal: limited rights for lawyers are better than none

UK solicitors and barristers will, as New Year dawns, still be able to advise EU clients on UK and public international law
 

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