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Sharp rise in solicitor-on-solicitor misconduct complaints to regulator as litigation tactics get tougher

Published on 17 June 2016

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There has been a jump in the number of misconduct complaints against solicitors of more than one-third over five years, where the person making the complaint is another professional, says RPC, the City-headquartered professional services firm.

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HMRC should not bankrupt taxpayers receiving Accelerated Payment Notices

Published on 03 November 2015

HRMC should give an undertaking that they will not force individuals into bankruptcy through the use of its controversial powers to demand payment of disputed tax upfront, says City law firm RPC.

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FCA receiving record number of assistance requests from foreign enforcement agencies

Published on 18 January 2016

Regulator now dealing with over 1,000 requests per year US based requests falling, rest of the world increasing

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HMRC makes over 1,400 demands to lawyers and accountants for information on clients suspected of crimes

Published on 09 May 2016

Firms which fail to meet demands can face criminal liability

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New trade mark registrations for beer brands rise by 12%

Published on 17 August 2015

Rise of supermarket own brand craft beers adds to sector's expansion

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RPC wins landmark property valuation case at the Court of Appeal

Published on 05 November 2015

RPC, the City law firm, has won an important case at the Court of Appeal, successfully overturning a decision that had incorrectly ruled that its client’s property valuation was negligent.

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Quarter of HMRC local compliance investigations now taking over a year to complete

Published on 22 September 2015

Almost a quarter (22.7%) of all tax investigations launched by HMRC’s local offices are still unresolved more than 12 months later, says RPC, the City-headquartered law firm.

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RPC takes lead role acting for Hyperion on its acquisition of Perkins Slade

Published on 13 August 2015

City-headquartered law firm RPC has advised Howden UK, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, on its acquisition of leading independent insurance broker, Perkins Slade Forrest Holdings Limited.

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