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RPC advises Daily Mail and General Trust on £29m sale of Wowcher

Published on 04 December 2015

Leading City-headquartered law firm RPC has advised the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) on the sale of Wowcher to a newly formed online voucher business, to be controlled by private equity group, Exponent. Exponent was advised by Allen & Overy.

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Financial crime due diligence failures will now be punished more harshly than ever

Published on 26 November 2015

Bankers need to get over the embarrassment factor of asking where money has come from FCA now far stricter on who banks can deal with

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City firm bands together with West End star on Christmas music project

Published on 23 November 2015

RPC Harmony works with Jon Boydon, star of The Jersey Boys, to record Christmas song to help support homeless charity.

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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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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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RPC strengthens Corporate Insurance and Financial Services team with hire of former Worldpay Corporate General Counsel

Published on 05 October 2015

City-headquartered law firm RPC has hired former Worldpay Corporate General Counsel Matthew Griffith as a partner in its market-leading Corporate Insurance and Financial Services team.

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HMRC making increasing use of ‘nudge’ letters to circumvent normal disputes process

Published on 22 September 2015

RPC, the City-headquartered law firm, says that HMRC is increasingly using ‘nudge’ letters to circumvent the normal dispute resolution process and put pressure on individuals currently engaged in a dispute with the taxman.

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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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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 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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