Corporate

How can hotel and tourist business rise to the challenges and make the most of the opportunities currently facing the sector? As part of our BInformed spring seminar programme, industry experts Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA), Nicola Taylor, Managing Director of Chardon Trading, and Stuart Drysdale, Associate Director at Christie… Read more »

Corporate

For the second time in 2017, a UK-domiciled parent company and its African subsidiary have successfully challenged the jurisdiction of the English High Court to hear claims concerning the liability of a parent company for acts of its subsidiary abroad. (Links to both judgements are below and our discussion of the first of these cases,… Read more »

Corporate

A recent Court of Appeal decision has found that a table of minimum acceptable performance levels in a services contract were contractually binding. The case is of interest to those who negotiate commercial agreements. It illustrates the need for clear, careful and co-ordinated drafting of service levels and the consequences of failure to meet them…. Read more »

Corporate

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 will create a corporate offence of failure to prevent tax evasion. The policy agenda behind this offence is to encourage tax businesses to prevent their employees aiding clients to evade tax. In recent years we have supported many businesses to make the changes to their policies and procedures necessary to comply… Read more »

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