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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

As The UK Gets Tougher on Russia, Are you Up to Date?

Tensions between Russia and the West have been mounting in recent years, with the EU imposing various economic and financial sanctions on Russia in response to its illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. The threat of further EU sanctions being imposed on Russia seems even more of a possibility following the recent nerve agent attack in Salisbury, with Russia announcing yesterday that it would send UK diplomats home in retaliation to the UK’s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats just a day earlier.

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Brexit and Product Standards - So What?

Continuing our programme of insights into post-Brexit challenges, this month we look at one issue facing product manufacturers and consider what steps they could consider taking in the lead up to Brexit.

Product conformity to established technical and quality standards is a hallmark of the EU product standardisation project.

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A reminder on three-yearly returns for leases under LBTT

1 April 2018 is the third anniversary of the LBTT regime in Scotland and will also mark the start of the three yearly review cycle for leases which are within the LBTT regime.

You may have read our previous blog in respect of the tenant’s requirement under the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (“LBTT”) legislation to submit further returns, on a three-yearly basis, throughout the period of a non-residential lease.

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