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Undeclared offshore income

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

On 11 September, the European Union officially confirmed a further round of economic sanctions against Russia in response to the continued crisis in

Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work

Tax accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2013

Subject to limited exceptions, communications involving legal advice between a lawyer and his or her client are privileged. As a result, a client can

Waiver of privilege: deployment and cherry-picking

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

A recent tribunal decision has given a reminder of when a waiver of privilege will (or will not) extend further than a party intends: Fisher v HMRC 2012 UKFTT 335

Tax advice and privilege

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2011

A Treasury discussion paper is considering privilege in relation to tax advice

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

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

Charitable legacies - a question of give and take

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

The 2011 budget announced that it was the Government’s intention, following the completion of a formal consultation on the issue later that year, to introduce from April 2012 a lower Inheritance Tax charge where a person dies leaving 10 or more of their estate to charity in their Will

Trustee quarterly review

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2013

The relevant deadlines for submitting information and documents for the purposes of the 20132014 Pension Protection Fund ("PPF") levy are as

UKSC declines to extend privilege to legal advice given by non-lawyers

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2013

Not a surprising result, but a significant decision. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) devised a tax avoidance scheme, which the Prudential group of