Expert Resources

Our free resources are designed to get you quickly up-to-speed on the key legal and regulatory issues affecting your business or personal finances.

Paul Sutton

When is Backdating OK?

This is one of the most common issues which comes up in the context of group reorganisations or intercompany agreements. Although it may have been intended to put in place a new arrangement by a particular date – often a year end – that date may now have passed. The question is: can the documents be backdated? The short answer is ‘no’. Giving …
Paul Sutton

Using Quoted Eurobonds to address UK Witholding Tax

Using Quoted Eurobonds to Address UK Withholding Tax In general, UK withholding tax becomes payable at the rate of 20% when a UK tax resident company pays interest on a loan to an overseas lender. Ordinarily, the UK borrower will not be disadvantaged because it can still benefit from a potential tax deduction for the whole of the interest. However, …
Paul Sutton

New law firm LCN Legal is launched

New law firm LCN Legal is launched, with the objective to complete projects for clients quickly and efficiently as possible, giving them the legal support they need when they need it, and the knowledge that they are in good hands. The firm’s main focus areas are legal implementation of group reorganisations and corporate simplification projects, …