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HMRC to gain further information gathering powers

Topic: Tax Take 25.09.2020 Read more

Building on renewable energy #3 – Anaerobic Digestion

Topic: Insurance and Reinsurance 24.09.2020 Read more
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RPC Bites #17

Topic: Food and drink 24.09.2020 Read more

CFH Clearing Limited v Merrill Lynch International [2020] EWCA Civ 1064

Topic: Commercial Disputes 24.09.2020 Read more
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Part 36: avoid a storm, use the form!

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 23.09.2020 Read more
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Contentious tax: quarterly review - September 2020

Topic: Tax Take 23.09.2020 Read more
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Furlough, Act Now to Avoid the Knock

Topic: Retail Therapy 23.09.2020 Read more
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Ahmed - HMRC cannot 'refresh' penalty time limit  by reissuing information notices

Topic: Tax Take

Published by Constantine Christofi, Senior Associate

In Salim Ahmed v HMRC [2020] UKFTT 337 (TC), the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) allowed the taxpayer’s appeal against a penalty for failing to comply with an information notice because the penalty notice was not issued within 12 months of the taxpayer becoming liable to a penalty and HMRC could not refresh the time period by issuing a subsequent information notice which merely repeated earlier information notices.

23.09.2020 Read more

Major overhaul of UK telecoms regulation to go ahead by the end of December 2020

Topic: Tech 21.09.2020 Read more
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Security for costs not ordered despite looming economic downturn caused by COVID-19

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Karina Plain, Associate (Australian qualified) and more.

Evidence of the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Claimant's financial position was not enough to show an inability to pay adverse costs in a recent application for security for costs in the High Court in International Pipeline Products Limited v IK UK Ltd & Ors. [2020] EWHC 1602

17.09.2020 Read more