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General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert


Brexit: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • OECD, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global
  • September 16 2016

On 23 June 2016, a majority of voters in a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) voted for the UK to leave the EU. The vote


Consultation on draft legislation reforming taxation of termination payments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

HMRC has published its response to its 2015 consultation on simplifying the taxation of termination payments, together with draft legislation for


UK: Budget 2016: key announcements for employment law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2016

The 2016 Budget delivered by the Chancellor on 16 March includes the following: From April 2018, the Government will tighten the scope of the income


UK: New publications: data transfer, discriminatory adverts, autism, bonus tax avoidance schemes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 17 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued interim guidance following the publication of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield framework to


UK: Tax on termination payments: injury to feelings payments are taxable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Upper Tribunal has ruled that a payment in respect of injury to feelings due to a discriminatory dismissal is taxable in the same way as other


UK: Autumn statement: employment law announcements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2015

The Autumn Statement by the Chancellor on 25 November 2015 included the following: The apprenticeship levy will be introduced in April 2017 at a rate


Summer budget 2015: points for employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015, summarised in our HSF tax briefing here. Points of interest from an


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Africa, Australia, China
  • 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