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Pushing back on APP scams

Topic: Data and privacy 18.07.2019 Read more
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Is it time for a three day weekend?

Topic: Trainees take on business 17.07.2019 Read more
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MPs Vote to Lift Abortion Ban in Northern Ireland

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 15.07.2019 Read more
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OWD – HMRC unable to permit temporary trading pending appeal

Topic: Tax Take 12.07.2019 Read more
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Guidance on misleading "faux fur" claims in clothes and accessories

Topic: Retail Therapy 09.07.2019 Read more
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FCA announces new rules on peer-to-peer lending

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 08.07.2019 Read more
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Brexit: A blessing or a curse for accountants?

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 08.07.2019 Read more
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Serving up the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Davina Given, Partner

The Court has reminded us that the duty of full and frank disclosure applies to any application made without notice to the other party. Although this is most typically an issue in applications for injunctions, permission to serve a claim out of the jurisdiction was recently set aside on the grounds of the claimant's failure to disclose to the Court a potential limitation defence to the claim.(1)

05.07.2019 Read more
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The Medical Devices Regulation 2017 and good business practice

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 05.07.2019 Read more
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Haworth – Court of Appeal confirms HMRC misdirected itself and quashes payment notices

Topic: Tax Take

Published by Adam Craggs, Partner and more.

The recent unanimous judgment of the Court of Appeal in R (on the application of Haworth) v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 747, is the first successful judicial review challenge against follower and accelerated payment notices. The decision throws into question the way in which the relevant statutory provisions, contained in Finance Act 2014 (FA 2014), relating to follower and accelerated payment notices have been interpreted and operated by HMRC and as a consequence, many other notices may also have been issued by HMRC unlawfully.

03.07.2019 Read more