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Securing a tax deduction for the costs of defending a criminal prosecution
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2012

The costs of defending a criminal prosecution are capable of being deducted in computing profits of a trade following the House of Lords decision in McKnight v Sheppard but a recent First Tier Tribunal decision in Mr A Raynor (deceased) and Mrs B C Raynor and The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (Income Tax) has departed from that decision, by making a contrary determination of the facts.


The Bribery Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2010

The Bribery Bill received Royal Assent last night, 8th April, moments before Parliament was prorogued.


Bribery Bill - latest news
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

The Bribery Bill has completed its passage through the House of Lords and will pass now to be considered by the House of Commons.


The Bribery Bill
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2010

On 19 November 2009 the Bribery Bill was introduced into Parliament, receiving its first reading in the House of Lords.


Parliament discusses EU Sub-Committee's report on money laundering and financing of terrorism
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

On 7 December 2009, Members of the House of Lords discussed the EU Sub-Committee on Home Affairs' report on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, following a request from the committee calling on the government to investigate how piracy and laundering the proceeds of crime contribute to the financing of terrorism.


Bribery Bill introduced into Parliament
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2009

On 19 November 2009 the long awaited Bribery Bill was introduced into Parliament, receiving its first reading in the House of Lords.