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Directors' liability – tax and insolvency

Being a director brings with it a raft of responsibilities, including a range of duties owed to the company and its stakeholders.

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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Standing up to the supermarkets

A 2008 investigation into the way that supermarkets treat suppliers concluded that they were using their strong market power to the detriment of…


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Section 431 elections

It is common where shares are being transferred or issued to employees or directors, for individuals to be asked to complete a section 431 election.

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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Earn out: ensure that you take tax advice

Use of 'earn out' structures is increasing whereby on the sale of a company an initial amount is paid with further sums payable dependent upon…

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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Completing the deal where signatories are unavailable

There is potential for delay or even the loss of a deal where any signing party is unavailable to sign when a deal is scheduled to complete.

Robert Turnbull
Robert Turnbull Consultant

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The Data Protection Act - a 'distressing' development?

A recent case has opened the door for claims in cases where the individual has not suffered economic damage as a result of misuse of personal…

Sean Crotty
Sean Crotty Partner

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Release of corporate debt: watch out for hidden tax charges

In the UK most corporate debt is taxed under a separate set of tax rules known as the loan relationship rules.

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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Changes to share buy backs

The buy back of shares has historically been a complex and inflexible process to manoeuvre, especially for companies operating employees’ share…

Gary Jones
Gary Jones Partner

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