Practice Notes: Financial services & Tax

Powers of attorney: major reforms and consultation announced

The reforms aim to make the lasting powers of attorney service 'safer, simpler and fit for the future’ 

20 Jul 2021

Dealing with insolvent opponents

It's not the end of the road if the opposing party becomes insolvent, as Rebecca Stratton explains

23 Mar 2021

NatWest faces landmark FCA prosecution for ML breaches

The FCA is prosecuting NatWest for money laundering breaches, causing shockwaves across the financial community.

17 Mar 2021

‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

04 Mar 2021

Veering off default

Matthew Duncan considers the judge’s approach to assessing damages where solicitors had been negligent in creating a trust scheme

26 Feb 2021

Covid recovery wealth tax

Matthew Duncan considers the implications of a proposed wealth tax to help fund significant shortfalls in the public purse

04 Feb 2021

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