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English High Court considers the effect of invalidly appointed trustees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

In Jasmine Trustees Ltd v Wells & Hind (A Firm) 2007 EWHC 38, the High Court of England and Wales interpreted "individuals" in Section 37(1)(c) of

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

UK Tax Tribunal refuses to believe settlor could not obtain documents from its trustee

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

In a recent hearing in front of the UK tax tribunal, a tax payer (who was a settlor of an offshore trust) argued that documents requested from HMRC

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Round up of pensions developments: March 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 3 2014

In the Budget delivered on the 19 March, Chancellor George Osborne announced measures overhauling the tax regime in relation to defined contribution

A round up of pensions developments: December 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2014

The Pensions Regulator has issued, for consultation, a revised draft Code of Practice for defined benefit (DB) scheme funding, a draft DB Regulatory

General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments

High Court holds that HMRC disclosure of taxpayer information not unlawful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2013

The High Court has ruled that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs ("HMRC") did not act in breach of confidentiality provisions in disclosing

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the