Stuart Adams is an associate in the private client team at Mishcon de Reya, specialising in advising UK and international families and entrepreneurs as well as family offices, trust companies and other institutions which assist them.
As of 30 September, there is a corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion. This brings a risk of criminal liability to solicitors’ firms for not only their employees’ actions, but also the actions of others with whom they are associated. Stuart Adams explains.
Private Client Section committee member Stuart Adams rounds up the highlights of the Section’s annual conference, held in London on 30 June, and introduces our conference special edition
The Criminal Finances Act 2017, in force from 30 September, introduces a new criminal offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. Stuart Adams provides an update
A new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion comes into force on 30 September - yet many still seem not to know about it. In advance of a longer article in the November edition of PS, Stuart Adams explains why private client practitioners must ...
Court of Appeal overturns Mehjoo decision on tax advice.