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Nearly 10 years on from the Land Registration Act 2002, adverse possession remains a lively topic of litigation at all levels

Nearly 10 years on from the Land Registration Act 2002, adverse possession remains a lively topic of litigation at all levels

Adverse Possession, Second Edition Click here for more information and to purchase this title. Reports of the death of adverse possession have been greatly exaggerated Nearly 10 years on from the Land Registration Act 2002, adverse possession remains a lively topic of litigation at all levels, according to Stephen Jourdan QC and Oliver Radley-Gardner authors. Read more

The popular student guide that’s become a secret resource for experienced banking & capital market lawyers

The popular student guide that’s become a secret resource for experienced banking & capital market lawyers

Banking and Capital Markets Companion, Fifth Edition Click here for more info and to purchase this title The popular student guide that’s become a secret resource for experienced banking & capital market lawyers In the post “credit crunch” era radical and complex changes have fundamentally reshaped the legal and commercial environment in which banks and. Read more

Who are the British? – Press Release for Fransman's British Nationality Law, Third Edition

Who are the British? – Press Release for Fransman's British Nationality Law, Third Edition

Who are the British? Leading expert de-mystifies the confusing area of British nationality law Do all British nationals have British nationality? This may seem like a simple question, but these two terms mean something very different depending on the circumstances. Laurie Fransman QC is highly regarded as the world’s leading expert on British nationality law.. Read more

HRMC Guidance

HRMC Guidance

By Mark McLaughlin Taxpayers (and advisers) strive for certainty when dealing with tax issues. The legislation is often unclear, and taxpayers may therefore resort to seeking comfort from guidance published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), such as in booklets or its manuals. This guidance does not carry the force of the law. But can. Read more

Income vs Capital

Income vs Capital

By Mark McLaughlin The distinction between income and capital assumed greater importance following the introduction of a 50% income tax rate. The subsequent introduction of a 28% capital gains tax rate has narrowed the differential between the tax rates, but the gap is still significant. The treatment of an activity as a trade (as opposed. Read more

VAT recovery on entertainment of overseas customers allowed

VAT recovery on entertainment of overseas customers allowed

In Revenue & Customs Brief 44/10, HMRC announced that it had reviewed its policy on the treatment of business entertainment provided to overseas customers in light of the ECJ decision in Danfoss and AstraZeneca (C-371/07). Following the review, HMRC hasconcluded that the UK’s input tax block on the business entertainment of overseas clients is inconsistent. Read more

The Law Relating to International Banking – Press Release

The Law Relating to International Banking – Press Release

Press Release NEW EDITION September 2010 The Law Relating to International Banking Professor Andrew Haynes The Law Relating to International Banking addresses the key legal issues involved in international banking and capital markets. This title helps the reader to examine term loans, syndicated lending, debt transfers, bond issues, securitisation, derivatives and standby letters of credit.. Read more

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