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Tuesday, 21 July, 2020

The Operation of a Small Agricultural Property

A recent decision from the National Tax Court of 23 June 2020 (LSR's j.nr.14-5255740) illustrates how the operation of a small agricultural property with approx. 20 ha went from being one company to being two companies for tax purposes. MORE.

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020

Step by Step – Electronic Signatures Update

At the beginning of the pandemic I wrote about the difficulties faced by conveyancers and their clients in getting documents physically witnessed. MORE.

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020

Moye White Attorneys Assist in Supreme Court Case

Moye White LLP is pleased to announce partners Paul R. Franke, William F. Jones and Eric B. Liebman and associates Joyce C. Williams and Allison M. Hester assisted the state of Colorado in securing a win at the Supreme Court in Colorado Department of State v. Micheal Baca. MORE.

Monday, 20 July, 2020

History and Security Law Brought into Focus

The history of Hong Kong and the circumstances that have resulted in the territory’s new national security law were the subjects of an online presentation delivered by our Senior Partner Colin Cohen. MORE.

Monday, 20 July, 2020

Dr Agnes Chan Delivers Inspiring Talk

The ongoing fight for gender equality and women’s rights was the theme of a “Celebrating Women” lunch at the Helena May in Central attended by nine female members of the Boase Cohen & Collins legal team. MORE.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated by Europe’s Court of Justice

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated reliance on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program for the transfer of data from within the EU to entities within the U.S. MORE.

Amounts Paid to Employees for Sick and Family Leave Wages

Yesterday, July 8, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2020-54, which provides guidance to employers on reporting qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). MORE.

 

Tuesday, 14 July, 2020

Inheritance Tax Changes in the Finance Act 2020

Non-UK assets held by the trustees of an excluded property trust settled by a non-UK domiciled individual are generally outside the scope of Inheritance Tax (IHT). MORE.

Monday, 13 July, 2020

How to Avoid Problems When Purchasing a Property

Buying a property is one of the most significant purchases that a person can make in their lifetime. MORE

Monday, 13 July, 2020

Attorney Jeffrey Loeb Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Rich May attorney Jeff Loeb is quoted in this week’s issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in an article discussing the case of Bank of New York Mellon v. King, SJC-12859, in which Jeff and fellow Rich May attorney Nathaniel Donoghue authored an amicus brief. MORE.

 

Thursday, 9 July, 2020

SDLT Cuts – A Happy Holiday for Residential Purchasers

In his economic statement of earlier today, Rishi Sunak announced a temporary cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). MORE.

Williams Parker Expands Litigation Practice

Williams Parker is pleased to announce that George Parpas has joined the firm as an associate in the Litigation practice. MORE.

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