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Withholding tax on royalties: the beginnings of international tax anarchy?
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom, OECD
  • December 7 2017

At the Autumn Budget, the Government published a consultation paper which focused on the manner in which certain businesses that operate within the


Employment status update: Uber drivers are still "workers" but...
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld a decision that a test group of Uber drivers are not genuinely "self-employed" but have the status of


Corporate Law Update
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2017

This week we look at a case where a director applied to be relieved of liability for breaching his duties as a director of a company, but the court


Is it a sham? Ask Mr Pugachev
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2017

The decision in Mezhprom v Pugachev, which was handed down on 11 October 2017, has potentially wide-ranging ramifications for trustees and the private


SEIS form could not be substituted for mistakenly filed EIS form
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

In Innovate Commissioning Services Ltd v HMRC 2017 UKFTT 0741 (TC), the First Tier Tribunal held that a company could not substitute a Seed


Law Society and CLLS update Q&A on Market Abuse Regulation
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 10 2017

The Law Society and the City of London Law Society Company Law Committees have updated their Q&A on the Market Abuse Regulation (the "Q&A") (This


Investment Association publishes 2018 remuneration principles
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

The Investment Association (the "IA") has published its Principles of Remuneration for 2018 and has written to remuneration committee chairs to advise


Shareholder in dispute with company was not in separate class for scheme of arrangement
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

In Re Imagination Technologies Group Plc (unreported), the High Court sanctioned a scheme of arrangement of a company in a single court-convened


Corporate Law Update
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2017

This week we look at a package of measures published by the FCA that are intended to enhance the effectiveness of UK primary markets and the results


MiFID II for private equity firms
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2017

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), which has been in force since 2007, is being replaced by MiFID II. MiFID II will be effective