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Court of Appeal rule again on solicitors' scope of duty

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2012

Court of Appeal finds solicitors under no duty to advise on tax consequences arising from death of client when advice not sought

Limits on a professional’s liability to third parties

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2012

Useful stuff in Arrowhead Capital Finance Ltd v KPMG LLP, 2012 EWHC 1801 (Comm

UK Supreme Court maintains status quo regarding the application

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2013

On 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court handed down a judgment which dismissed (by a majority of 5 to 2) the latest attempt to extend the application

Shareholders options treated as income by Court of Appeal on divorce

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 18 2012

Until now, share option schemes have been regarded as capital assets to be divided between a couple on divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, particularly after a long relationship

Landmark US Supreme Court decision may extend US tax benefits to UK civil partners

  • Butler Snow LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 28 2013

On Wednesday, 26 June 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which limits the definition of

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Privilege and tax advice

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2010

The Court of Appeal heard an appeal in July 2010 against the decision that privilege protects legal advice given by a lawyer and not to legal advice given by a non-lawyer such as an accountant

Does privilege apply to advice from non-legal professions?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2013

In a recent English Judgment concerning R (Prudential Plc and another) v. Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2013 UKSC 1, the Supreme

Tax breaks for married couples

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 6 2012

The government has recently been reviewing the financial benefits of marriage and offering further tax breaks to married couples

UK: pensions update August 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 30 2013

Changes made to the Takeover Code which came into effect on 20 May 2013 give pension scheme trustees of funded defined benefit schemes a Greater say