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Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Real estate: the “go to” source of tax revenue?

The UK government continues to use the real estate sector as its “go to” source of tax revenue. Following the extension of corporation tax to non-residents trading in UK land in July this year, we now have the proposal announced in the Autumn Statement, to bring non-resident landlords into the charge to corporation tax (rather Read More

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UK Bribery Act – keeping to the rules

Anyone who thought that the Bribery Act 2011 might not impact real estate should pause for thought. Whilst most companies have put strict policies in place to govern corporate entertaining, recent events show that property companies must carefully govern procurement and tendering processes. According to Crispin Rapinet, head of our Global Investigations, White Collar and Read More

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Cyber security and real estate – the time is now

The UK is one of the world’s most advanced digital economies, with 12.5% of our economy activity now conducted online – a figure that will only increase.  Consequently UK businesses are particularly vulnerable to hacking, cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism. Indeed, last year a government survey estimated that 90% of large corporations and 74% of small businesses Read More