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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


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


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


BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


Lawyers the privileged profession
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2013

The case of Prudential Plc and Prudential (Gibraltar) Limited v Commissioner of Income Tax and Philip Pandolfo (HM Inspector of


LPP: naked self interest replaced by functionality?
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

In a landmark decision involving the great and the good of the legal world, the Supreme Court has confirmed that legal professional privilege (LPP


Law Society to intervene in Prudential appeal to Supreme Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2011

On 13 April 2011 the Supreme Court granted Prudential permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's decision confirming that legal professional privilege does not extend to tax law advice given by accountants, or to the advice of any professionals other than qualified lawyers (i.e. solicitors, barristers or foreign lawyers): R (on the application of Prudential PLC & Anor) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax & Anor 2010 EWCA Civ 1094


UK: pensions update August 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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