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Nowhere to hide: Supreme Court considers illegality defence and global application of Insolvency Act 1986 in VAT fraud case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

On 22 April 2015 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015


Privacy for beneficial owners of companies
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 1 2015

Controversial recent changes to UK and EU law combined with parallel G8, G20 and OECD measures risk the beneficial owners of certain companies being


This week at the UK regulators - 27 May 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

As has been widely reported, the FCA has (on 20 May) imposed a financial penalty of £284,432,000 on Barclays Bank Plc ("Barclays") for breaches of


When can a company sue its directors for their illegal acts?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

The Supreme Court has confirmed in Jetivia v Bilta that where a company brings a claim against its directors for losses caused by their wrongdoing


£38 million tax evasion illegality is no defence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

Months of anticipation culminated in a successful result for the Liquidators of Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) on 22 April 2015 in a pivotal


Hidden control
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2015

One of the priorities agreed by world leaders at last year's G20 summit was the continuing need to combat tax avoidance at a multi-national level


Corporate update January 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2015

In this edition, we consider the potential impact of the Autumn 2014 Budget Statement, the effect of which may reduce the popularity of “B share


HMRC dishonesty allegation "seriously flawed"
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

The First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) ("FTT") has ruled, in Citibank NA v Revenue and Customs Commissioners, that HMRC's pleadings were "seriously


UK legal highlights: 2014 and beyond
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2014

The EU has published a Directive (201456EU) and a Regulation ((EU) 5372014) reforming the rules governing the statutory audit market. The


Financial services edition - November 20, 2014
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2014

The Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) (Amendment) Act came partially into force on 1 September 2014