HMRC’s Investigation Into Premiership Rugby’s Image Rights Payments (LawInSport)


HMRC’s Investigation Into Premiership Rugby’s Image Rights Payments (LawInSport)

Following its recent investigations into football players’ employment contracts[1], it is reported that HMRC is now investigating rugby players’ contracts[2] in relation to the tax treatment of payments for image rights, and the tax… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 1) (Practical Law Blog)

How hard is it to say “sorry”?  Elton John was right, it really is the hardest word.  Why is this? If we’ve done something wrong, why can’t we just say… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

Newcastle United Takeover: Why The Premier League Should Amend Its Rules On The Appointment & Challenge Of Arbitrators (LawInSport)

Last year, Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund walked away from a high-profile purchase of Newcastle United FC (NUFC), citing the “prolonged process”[1] they faced from the Premier League, with concerns revolving around… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Jonathan Bellamy Date

Changes to release provisions for prisoners

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is to be considered by Members of Parliament at a second reading on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 March. Three of the sections… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Ian Brownhill Date

The march of the “cobots” (Global Arbitration Review)

This article from Global Arbitration Review, outlines the main points which arose from a panel discussion, hosted by the Milan Chamber of Arbitration, featuring Loretta Malintoppi in late 2020. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Loretta Malintoppi (Rome) Date

Planning and the way out of lockdown for leisure, hospitality and attractions

The leisure and hospitality sectors have had a particularly horrible 12 months in the Covid pandemic.  In the first lockdown the value generated by accommodation and food services fell by… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

The effect of foreign jurisdiction clauses on the summary enforcement of UK adjudication awards in construction contracts

In the very interesting case of Motacus Constructions Ltd v Paolo Castelli SPA [2021] EWHC 356 (TCC), handed down on 22 February 2021 (see here) Judge Hodge QC determined: “the… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Case comment: R (Good Law Project & others) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 346 (Admin) – late publication of coronavirus contracts unlawful.

Last Friday Chamberlain J handed down judgment in a challenge concerning the government’s compliance with procurement law and its own transparency guidance in the awarding of goods and services contracts… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author David Mitchell Date

Environmental regulation after Brexit

In an article published by Lexis PSL, Gethin Thomas discusses the Environment Agency’s (EA) obligations and responsibilities post Brexit (after the end of the Brexit transition period), in particular in… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

Katherine Apps and Gethin Thomas on climate change and pensions

On 27 January 2021 the Government published its long awaited response to the consultation, ‘Taking action on climate risk: improving governance and reporting by occupational pension schemes’, which ran from… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Katherine Apps, Gethin Thomas Date

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