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  • Fraudulent directors and the impact on companies: victims or wrongdoers?

    05 Aug 2015

    Alan Sheeley, Partner and Mehmet Karagoz, Solicitor, provide their analysis of the UK Supreme Court decision in Jetivia SA and another v. Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others in which it was decided that a company can pursue its claim against its...

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  • CJEU guidance on the private copying for personal use exception

    03 Jun 2015

    Iain Connor and Kirsteen McEwan cover the CJEU guidance on private copying for personal use exception within Information Society Directive.

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  • Finance Act 2015 – diverted profits tax

    08 May 2015

    Heather Self examines the diverted profits tax provisions in the Finance Act 2015. She looks at the changes made from the draft legislation published in December 2014 and considers the concerns that remain about the new tax.

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  • EU tax transparency package

    20 Apr 2015

    In this article published in Tax Journal on 17 April, Heather Self explains the European Commission’s tax transparency package. This comprises a number of proposed measures, including the automatic exchange of information by Member States about tax rulings...

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  • "Man Overboard!"

    30 Mar 2015

    Decision-making provisions in contracts which give that decision-making role to one of the parties are extremely common. Assume one party then makes the decision allocated to them. On what basis can that decision be challenged in the courts? That was...

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  • Evaluating NICE: Good value for money?

    27 Mar 2015

    In this article Paul Ranson and Helen Cline discuss NICE; it’s history, areas of focus and how it is evolving.

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  • Clinical trials do’s and don’ts when patenting medical devices

    09 Mar 2015

    In this article published in SCRIP Regulatory Affairs on 3 March 2015, Adrian Murray analyses the conflicts in case law of the European Patent Office and UK court surrounding the confidentiality of clinical trials conducted prior to patent filings.

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  • Directors’ Remuneration Reporting & Policies

    01 Dec 2014

    Major reforms to the reporting and corporate governance framework for directors’ remuneration in UK quoted companies took effect from 1 October 2013. With one reporting and AGM season now completed since then, companies and investors continue to adapt...

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  • US tax changes don’t scare Pfizer

    19 Nov 2014

    Article from the November 2014 edition of Pharma Times, which includes comments from Heather Self of Pinsent Masons on the implications for pharma companies of the US clampdown on tax inversions.

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  • BEPS and infrastructure: brace for impact

    19 Nov 2014

    In this article published in Tax Journal on 7 November 2014, Eloise Walker discusses the impact that changes to the rules on tax deductibility of interest could have for the infrastructure sector.

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