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Be prudent with privilege: Legal advice from non-lawyers is not privileged under English and Bermuda Law
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • Bermuda, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

In its first major judgment of 2013, R (on the application of Prudential plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2013


Waiver of privilege: deployment and cherry-picking
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Limits on a professional’s liability to third parties
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2012

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


UKSC declines to extend privilege to legal advice given by non-lawyers
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

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


Scoping out legal advice privilege
  • Bedell Cristin
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2013

The Supreme Court has now given its judgment on the eagerly awaited appeal by Prudential regarding whether or not legal advice privilege should be


Landmark US Supreme Court decision may extend US tax benefits to UK civil partners
  • Butler Snow LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


HMRC hits professional service firms with growing number of legal notices in the last year
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2014

Over 1,500 legal notices issued requiring the release of documents and the provision of information on tax investigation targets Creates a legal


Undeclared offshore income
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


UK Supreme Court maintains status quo regarding the application
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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