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5th Annual IBA Tax Conference - Future of treaty formed holding companies and preferred tax regimes 5th Annual IBA Tax Conference - Future of treaty formed holding companies and preferred tax regimes

Future of treaty formed holding companies and
preferred tax regimes and unwinding existing structures
adversely impacted by BEPS or EU parent directive
• Holding companies: Benelux, Ireland, Spain, Malta, UK, Switzerland
• Double dip financing
• Hybrid entities
• Debt push down structures
• Hybrid debt
• Patent box
• Risk of state aid
• Implications of ‘Brexit’

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 Tuesday, 23 February 2016
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Details of the IBAHRI's activity in the UK.

Tuesday, 10 June 2008 Tuesday, 6 June 2017
5th Annual IBA Tax Conference - UK diverted profits tax 5th Annual IBA Tax Conference - UK diverted profits tax

• Charges which may apply • Exceptions to charging provisions • Calculation mechanics and interaction with transfer pricing • EU law and tax treaty issues • BEPS interaction • Practical examples

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 Tuesday, 23 February 2016
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United Kingdom, amicus brief, 2005 United Kingdom, amicus brief, 2005

The IBAHRI, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the International Commission of Jurists made submissions to the UK House of Lords concerning the admissibility in UK proceedings of evidence obtained in torture.

Wednesday, 26 October 2005 Wednesday, 2 April 2014
G8 summit: ‘proper tax justice’ or ‘hot air’? G8 summit: ‘proper tax justice’ or ‘hot air’?

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has gained a reputation for tough talk on corporate tax avoidance over the last 12 months. Earlier this year, for example, he said it was time for multinational companies to ‘wake up and smell the coffee’ over tax reform and change the way they do business.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 Tuesday, 2 July 2013
New era for law firm transparency as UK partners gain whistleblower protection New era for law firm transparency as UK partners gain whistleblower protection

Law firms structured as LLPs will be compelled to offer whistleblower protection to partners – as well as other fee-earners and support staff – after a landmark UK Supreme Court decision in May ruled that they could be considered workers. The Supreme Court ruling is thought to have profound implications for transparency, openness, privilege and disclosure in the legal profession.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Thursday, 10 July 2014
IBAHRI calls on UK Government to uphold human rights protection IBAHRI calls on UK Government to uphold human rights protection

News release: 10 December 2014 - Amid United Kingdom Government proposals to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998, today, on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) calls on the UK Government to respect its international obligations to guarantee access to justice and human rights protection for all UK citizens.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Baroness Hale of Richmond, UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President - filmed interview Baroness Hale of Richmond, UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President - filmed interview

Baroness Hale of Richmond, the UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President, is the most senior female judge in the history of the country.

In this filmed interview she discusses issues including the representation of women and minority groups in the legal profession, discrimination, diversity, family law, legal aid, the Supreme Court, the Human Rights Act and the European Court on Human Rights.

Thursday, 15 January 2015 Thursday, 29 January 2015
Baroness Hale of Richmond, UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President - interview transcript Baroness Hale of Richmond, UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President - interview transcript

Baroness Hale of Richmond, the UK’s Supreme Court Deputy President, is the most senior female judge in the history of the country.

In this interview she discusses issues including the representation of women and minority groups in the legal profession, discrimination, diversity, family law, legal aid, the Supreme Court, the Human Rights Act and the European Court on Human Rights.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 Thursday, 29 January 2015
Lady Hale, Deputy President UK Supreme Court: access to justice becoming ‘very hard in certain areas’ Lady Hale, Deputy President UK Supreme Court: access to justice becoming ‘very hard in certain areas’

Reforms to legal aid and judicial review in the UK have damaged access to justice, which is ‘becoming harder’ and is ‘very hard in certain areas’, according to the first and only female justice on the UK’s Supreme Court.

Monday, 16 February 2015 Monday, 16 February 2015
Poor questioning delayed Chilcot Inquiry, say top lawyers Poor questioning delayed Chilcot Inquiry, say top lawyers

Weak and ineffective questioning of witnesses in the UK’s Iraq Inquiry, chaired by Sir John Chilcot, is likely to have contributed to the report’s ongoing delay, leading lawyers specialising in public inquiries have told IBA Global Insight.
The cross-examination process, led by Chilcot and his four-person panel from November 2009 to February 2011, was insufficiently incisive, formal and robust, experts have said. The inquiry was launched in July 2009 and was originally due to report within a year.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 Monday, 2 March 2015
Open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron and Justice Secretary Michael Gove from the IBAHRI Open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron and Justice Secretary Michael Gove from the IBAHRI

The International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute has penned an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron and Justice Secretary Michael Gove of the United Kingdom asking that the new government continue to respect and adhere to universally accepted human rights and to work with European partners to reform the European Court of Human Rights, rather than break any formal link with this institution.

Thursday, 14 May 2015 Friday, 15 May 2015
Jose Ugaz, Transparency International Chair - webcast interview transcript Jose Ugaz, Transparency International Chair - webcast interview transcript

How did FIFA get into this mess and how can it get out again? Should sponsors have made more of a stand? Were banks and lawyers complicit – and if so, how can they be held to account? Transparency International Chair José Ugaz, one of the world’s most formidable anti-corruption lawyers, addresses these issues and more in the IBA’s third live webcast of 2015, with IBA senior reporter Rebecca Lowe.

Friday, 26 June 2015 Thursday, 2 July 2015
Going it alone - Brexit Going it alone - Brexit

In-House Perspective August 2015. The UK will hold a referendum on its EU membership in 2017. In-house counsel need to plan now for both outcomes as a matter of urgent risk management, argues Lucy Trevelyan.

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Europe’s future: uncertainty and misunderstanding in run-up to UK referendum Europe’s future: uncertainty and misunderstanding in run-up to UK referendum

In the run-up to the UK’s referendum on EU membership on 23 June, experts are warning that there are still many questions left unanswered

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 Thursday, 14 April 2016
In or out? Corporate counsel and Britain’s membership of the EU In or out? Corporate counsel and Britain’s membership of the EU

In-House Perspective May 2016. As the clock counts down to the UK referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union, Eduardo Reyes considers where in-house lawyers stand.

Thursday, 19 May 2016 Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Europe: To stay or not to stay, that is the question Europe: To stay or not to stay, that is the question

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. Since its inception under the Treaty of Rome in 1958, no country has ever exited the European Union. The possibility of entering uncharted waters has ensured fraught debate ahead of the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership.

Monday, 6 June 2016 Tuesday, 7 June 2016