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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.
Before the election the Government announced a review with a view to reform Entrepreneurs Relief as it was costing the Treasury much more than anticipated. If you are considering selling your business in the next 12 months, there are some actions that you can take to secure the current treatment.
LexisNexis Middle East’s Head of Publishing, Hussain Hadi, took time out at the Qatar Business Law Forum to chat with Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner at DWF’s Qatar office. They discussed DWF’s recent establishment and growth in Qatar, how the practice of law is changing and the role of AI.
This note provides an update on the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) and in particular it focuses on the impact on trustees in the UK, their reporting obligations and the Trust Registration Service (TRS).
Lee Pickett, Real Estate Partner at global legal services business DWF, comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index for November.
Has the introduction of a tax relief and new ownership structure been slowly changing the face of UK business? The use of an EOT will generate tax-free capital gain, while providing benefit to employees.
DWF, the global legal business, has advised Custodian REIT plc on its latest £24.65 million property portfolio acquisition.
The UK Government has lodged an annulment application to the General Court in respect of a recent EC decision which found certain parts of the CFC Group Financing Exemption gave rise to unlawful State aid.
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