Monthly Archives: November 2020

Control the process: mastering your data processing agreements

Data controllers and processors are required to have in place certain mandatory clauses in respect of personal data governed by the GDPR, while transfers of personal data between the EEA and the rest of the world add an extra layer …

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Litigation privilege does not apply to tax advice from accountancy firms, rules High Court

When provided by an accountancy firm, advice on how to structure your affairs for tax purposes is not protected by legal advice privilege, and it may therefore need to be disclosed in a subsequent HMRC investigation or in litigation. This …

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Regulating Remotely

In this webinar members of our Financial Services group explore the various issues caused by remote working that financial services firms face. A mass return to the workplace may be many months away. Working from the home office is now …

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No rest for the European Data Protection Board

This month has seen a flurry of activity amongst European authorities and regulators in the data protection sphere. The European Data…

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Furlough Extension: This week’s important updates

If you have missed our previous furlough extension updates, please click here for the key points of the scheme including how much employers can claim, how the scheme can be used, cash grants for businesses which have been forced to …

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The prospect of further CGT changes – bad news for taxpayers, homeowners, and business owners?

With the economy still suffering the consequences of the Covid pandemic, the job of Chancellor of the Exchequer is perhaps even more challenging than usual.  Yet even before the pandemic, there were rumours of changes ahead for capital gains tax …

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PRESS RELEASE: Collyer Bristow calls for an extension to the stamp duty holiday

The call follows a sustained period of unprecedented demand on property lawyers, surveyors and lenders that is likely to result in many homebuyers missing out on the valuable relief. Janet Armstrong-Fox, Partner and Head of Private Client Property at Collyer …

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Furlough Extension: Further Guidance Released

Following the government’s announcement last week that furlough is to be extended until 31 March 2021, further guidance on the scheme has now been published. If you missed our furlough extension update last week, click here for the key points …

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The importance of having a Will and reviewing it regularly

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The Collective Redress Directive- extending class actions for consumers

The Collective Redress Directive extends the availability of class actions and forms part of the European Commission’s 2018 “New Deal for Consumers” initiative aimed at strengthening enforcement of EU consumer law. Its intention is to address EU-wide infringements and to …

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