Monthly Archives: June 2021

Government extends the moratorium preventing the eviction of commercial tenants until 25 March 2022

The moratorium, which was due to be lifted on 30 June 2021, shall now remain in place until 25 March 2022 (some two years after it was introduced in April 2020). This is important news for commercial landlords to be …

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Ikea fined €1 million for illegal staff surveillance

It was reported yesterday that the French branch of Ingka Group, which owns various international Ikea stores, has been ordered to pay a fine of €1 million after a Versailles court held that it had unlawfully processed its employees’ personal …

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How Stephen Hawking’s estate used his papers and office contents to settle millions in tax

The media spotlight has focused on the estate of the late Professor Stephen Hawking recently due to a significant tax saving arrangement. An agreement was reached with the Cambridge University Library and the Science Museum Group for Hawking’s archives and …

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UK beneficiaries of US family trusts

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UK Expats

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UK USA: Crossing the Pond

In this latest podcast series from Collyer Bristow, Senior Associate Aidan Grant, from our Tax and Estate Planning team, welcomes a variety of guest speakers to discuss UK tax matters and more, all with a US flavour. In this first …

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Collyer Bristow promotes five in its latest promotion round

Collyer Bristow has announced five promotions, including one new Partner and four new Senior Associates, across the firm’s Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Private Wealth departments. Ragavan Arunachalam has been made up to Partner in the Corporate & Commercial …

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