Financial services & Tax

Financial watchdog makes first market abuse compensation order

Tesco sets aside £235m to settle misleading information and false accountin

28 Mar 2017

NIC rise will see ‘big law firm partners’ pay a little more

Treasury seeks higher contributions from lawyers while HMRC targets advisers who enable tax avoidanc

09 Mar 2017

Putting consumer protection first

The FCA’s recent decision to take criminal action demonstrates its commitment to the regulation of consumer credit and to ensuring that people are working within their permissions, writes Jame

02 Mar 2017

HMRC collects £92m in property tax avoidance crackdown

Property investors ‘lose appetite’ for stamp duty avoidance, says Collye

23 Feb 2017

David v Goliath litigation

Sivakumaran Sivathillainathan considers the increased importance of ‘no win, no fee’ agreements for SME and not-for-profit claimants pos

21 Feb 2017

Legal privilege: A right under attack

Significant problems exist between individual rights and the demands of government and regulators, writes John van de

07 Dec 2016

New HMRC proposals place tax lawyers between a rock and a hard place

‘Unworkable’ tax avoidance enabler plans make HMRC ‘judge, jury, and executioner’ of ta

12 Oct 2016

FTSE 100 firms set aside £31bn as legal bills rise

Companies continue ‘heavy investment’ in in-house legal and complianc

26 Sep 2016

Government plans place substantial non-dom income tax revenue at risk

Policymakers should consider long-term impacts of proposed reforms to non-dom status, says ta

14 Sep 2016