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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


NTT puts the brakes on the recovery of pre-charge investigation costs by the private prosecutor
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

On 14th April 2016 the National Taxing Director issued a direction to taxing officers that costs relating to investigations carried out prior to the


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


Tax man first, family second
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2009

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a divorcee must wait until a confiscation order against her husband has been satisfied before she can obtain a financial settlement from him


Does privilege apply to advice from non-legal professions?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2013

In a recent English Judgment concerning R (Prudential Plc and another) v. Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2013 UKSC 1, the Supreme


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


Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

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


Court of Appeal rule again on solicitors' scope of duty
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2012

Court of Appeal finds solicitors under no duty to advise on tax consequences arising from death of client when advice not sought


Shareholders options treated as income by Court of Appeal on divorce
  • Wedlake Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2012

Until now, share option schemes have been regarded as capital assets to be divided between a couple on divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, particularly after a long relationship