Across the UK, Europe and further afield, we are known for providing specialist tax and private capital advice that makes a difference.
Our clients trust us with a wide range of commercial tax and private capital matters, from the sale, purchase and financing of public and private companies and businesses, commercial transactions, executive engagement and reward, joint ventures and investment structurings through to capital tax, wealth preservation and succession planning.
What sets us apart is the scale and breadth of our expertise and experience. One of the largest UK law firms combining a full private capital team with international commercial tax advice for individuals and their businesses, whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, fund manager, executive, high-net worth individual, or business owner, we draw on a multi-disciplinary team to provide decisive and relevant advice that anticipates tax change and helps you prepare for the future.
July is a key month for employer tax compliance and businesses should take care to ensure that they do not overlook forthcoming key compliance dates.
In our monthly update, Pensions Insights, we give you our take on the latest highlights in the world of pensions law and policy.
If you have any queries about any of the issues covered, or you require advice on a pensions related matter, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your usual DWF contact, or reach out to one of the contacts mentioned below.
The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal by the UK Government over the charging of business rates in respect of supermarket cash machines in England and Wales. This concludes a long battle for retailers which started in 2013 when the decision was taken to charge separate business rates on the sites of ATMs.
As the market's response to COVID-19 is starting to take shape, we review some of the potential issues that PLCs may encounter when using share schemes.
The Scottish government has announced specific measures to support Scottish businesses and protect the Scottish economy.
In addition to the relief provided by the UK Government, the Welsh Government has announced financial support in the sum of £1.9 billion to assist businesses and workers in Wales to deal with the impact of COVID-19.
The DWF Poland team is monitoring on an ongoing basis the changes in the law that are taking place in connection with the COVID-19 epidemic in Poland providing our clients with the most up-to-date solutions.
We advise on how to protect business in periods of downtime and slowdowns by offering optimal solutions in the areas of restructuring, labour law, commercial law, taxes and insurance.
We would like to bring to your attention the issue of the mandatory registration of the ultimate beneficial owner (UBO). The former statutory register date was April 13, 2020, however this deadline will most likely be extended until July 1, 2020.
Confirmation that the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is available to SEIS/EIS investee companies and a summary of the grants and reliefs made available by the Government as a result of COVID-19 that could be utilised by such companies.
We’re one of the few firms to provide a holistic approach to commercial tax and private capital advice, spanning the legal disciplines and crossing jurisdictional borders. With market-leading tax expertise across the UK and beyond, we are led by dual-qualified and multi-jurisdictional specialists who can provide the focussed advice you need