When starting your own law practice in California, one of your first decisions is what business form to use—should your practice be a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation? Don’t underestimate the importance of...more
Ruling implies that additional protections will be afforded to members of LLPs.
The UK Supreme Court recently ruled that members of a limited liability partnership (an LLP) are workers for the purpose of protections...more
The UK Supreme Court has ruled in Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates van Winkelhof that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are to be treated as “workers” and therefore are covered by the protections which UK law...more
The rights conferred on an individual working in the UK depend on his or her employment status. An individual can be: (a) an employee; (b) self-employed; or (c) a “worker”. Employees enjoy the greatest...more
Changes to LLP member taxation and employee incentive schemes could have wide ranging implications for UK employers.
As always 6 April means a new UK tax year and a raft of employment and...more
Individuals form limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations to limit their personal liability. These legal structures encourage entrepreneurs to take risks. The California Court of Appeal, Second...more
In light of tax changes proposed for April 2014, partnerships may need to reconsider their members’ classification and/or duties to maintain the most tax efficient positions.
The UK Government’s recently published...more
The UK Finance Bill 2014 was published in draft form on 10th December 2013 and the proposed legislation now enters a period of consultation, which will end on 4th February 2014. A full analysis of each and every measure...more
The Internal Revenue Service and Department of the Treasury published in the February 5, 2013 Federal Register final income tax regulations on noncompensatory partnership options (the “Regulations”). At the same time, the IRS...more
Key changes affect the registration and re-registration of legal entities in Kazakhstan.
Canadian business laws are well developed. Several different types of business structures are available in Canada. Each features unique advantages and disadvantages.
Business Corporations -
The corporation is the...more
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