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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Druces LLP’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team Adds Depth

We are delighted to announce that Charles Spragge, formerly of Starr & Partners LLP, has joined Druces LLP’s Commercial Litigation team as a Partner. Charles has many years’ experience advising and representing businesses, banks, directors and shareholders in relation to contractual disputes, international arbitration, company and shareholder claims, banking and finance including trade finance, insolvency […]

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Public Register Of Trust Beneficiaries – Update

The threat of a publicly available register of trust beneficiaries (see our note A new threat to trusts – The EU’s 4th Money Laundering directive) appears to have receded slightly – if only for the moment. HM Treasury now advise that there is no plan for the Council of Ministers to consider the 4th Money […]

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HMRC Investigations Are On The Rise. Is Your Business Prepared?

Recent figures show that the number of tax investigations carried out by HM Revenue and Customs (“HMRC”) has risen significantly in the last year. All businesses can be subject to unexpected inspections or dawn raids by HMRC. HMRC has wide ranging powers to obtain documents and information and enter premises to gain access to material […]

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