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Unilateral relief, like double tax relief, aims to relieve double taxation. Subject to certain conditions being satisfied and specific limits,...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah and Gary Barnett of Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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It is market practice for a tax covenant, also known as a tax deed, to form part of the transaction documents in respect of a sale of all the shares...
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9th Nov
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The reasons why a company might carry out a demerger, and the different ways in which a demerger may be structured, are described in Practice Notes:...
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Produced in partnership with Zoe Feller of Bird & Bird 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): HMRC has stated in its International Manual that if a financial institution cannot meet the FATCA reporting deadline of 31 May...
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Produced in partnership with Ali Kazimi and Chris Orchard of Hansuke Consulting Limited 12th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the meaning of a scheme of reconstruction for tax purposes.Tax neutrality is maintained where a company (company A) enters...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains:•what a determination in respect of direct tax (ie a direct tax determination) is•when HMRC might issue a direct tax...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rutherford 12th Jan
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Where a dispute is brought to an end by a payment of damages or compensation, whether under a court order or an out-of-court settlement agreement:•the...
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9th Nov
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A damages or compensation payment may attract VAT. This depends on exactly what the payment is for. If it is purely compensatory, it will be outside...
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9th Nov
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Overdrafts, term loans and revolving credit facilitiesThree common types of loan facility are:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities...
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9th Nov
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is designed to encourage investment in smaller, higher-risk trading companies by offering a range of tax...
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9th Nov
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The regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 12th Jan
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The value shifting rules are anti-avoidance provisions. They are similar to the rules applying to depreciatory transactions in that they target the...
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9th Nov
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1 Withholding and grossing up 1.1 All sums payable under this [Agreement] by or on behalf of any party (for the...
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9th Nov
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The international movement of capital rules should be considered whenever:•any non-UK tax resident subsidiary (referred to in this note as a foreign...
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9th Nov

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£[insert number][insert rate]% [subordinated ]redeemable loan notes20[insert year][insert name of Issuer]This Instrument is dated [insert day and...
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9th Apr
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Private equity backed companiesThe issues facing private equity backed companies when using shares to incentivise employees are similar to those faced...
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Produced in partnership with Becky Rees of Parisi Tax LLP 9th Apr
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What are growth shares?Growth shares, also known as value shares or hurdle shares, are a special class of shares that have restricted rights. These...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ceinwen Rees and Penny Van den Brande of Macfarlanes LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines how the income tax regime applies where UK managers dispose of interests in the target company as part of a private...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the structure of a typical onshore private equity fund. In particular, it explains:•what a private...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Clark of Travers Smith 9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the following issues that arise in the context of a private equity backed buyout: •the circumstances in which costs...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the main tax issues arising for the UK acquisition group in a private equity-backed buyout.In particular the...
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9th Apr
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The income-based carried interest (IBCI) rules form part of the legislation which governs the tax treatment of rewards received by fund managers. The...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the key UK tax reliefs available to key individuals running a company that is seeking growth (ie seed, venture and...
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9th Apr
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A secondary buyout (SBO) is broadly where a private equity firm buys a business that has previously been subject to a buyout. This Practice Note...
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9th Apr
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This glossary sets out the meaning of key terms used when looking at tax issues that arise within the private equity and venture capital industry. For...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note deals with private equity-backed management buyouts (MBOs) and examines the tax issues arising for UK managers on the operation of...
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9th Apr
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To seek out investors, a private equity fund will use a private placement memorandum (PPM) as its main marketing document. The content of a PPM is...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Sear of Proskauer Rose 9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the key UK tax reliefs available to individuals that provide seed and venture capital to unconnected start-up and early...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Batanayi Katongera of Macintyre Hudson 9th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out how the investors in a typical UK private equity fund might be subject to UK taxation on their share of the fund's...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Clark of Travers Smith 9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the UK tax reliefs available to a UK management team in a private equity-backed management buyout (MBO).For background...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ceinwen Rees and Penny Van den Brande of Macfarlanes LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note deals with private equity-backed UK management buyouts (MBOs) and examines the employment tax issues arising for a UK management...
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9th Apr

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