Europe Focus

Europe Focus July 2019

  • Gibraltar and UK to negotiate double tax treaty ‘within months’
  • Jiu Jitsu becomes first film to use new Cypriot Film Scheme
  • Apple co-founder sets up blockchain-based firm in Malta
  • Upper Tax Tribunal finds Jersey SPVs to be non UK-resident
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Europe Focus May 2019

  • Tax-free pensions between Sweden and Portugal under threat
  • Sovereign’s market-leading ISIPP: The importance of following the Code
  • Important payroll changes in Malta
  • UK and Spain sign post-Brexit tax treaty over Gibraltar
  • Crown Dependencies issue further guidance on economic substance
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Europe Focus March 2019

  • UK defers attempt to introduce public ownership registers in Crown Dependencies
  • P&O Ferries changes flag of UK ships to Cyprus ahead of Brexit
  • UK consults on non-UK residents stamp duty surcharge
  • UK immigration programmes and the taxation of non-UK domiciled individuals
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Europe Focus January 2019

  • Brexit and Fiscal Representation in Portugal
  • Guernsey a frontrunner for International Savings Plans / Gratuity Schemes
  • Domicile rulings for UK expats
  • Crown Dependencies issue new substance requirements
  • The danger of underinsurance for high net worth individuals
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Europe Focus November 2018

  • Cyprus launches ‘Olivewood’ film industry scheme
  • UK buy-to-let real estate for non-resident buyers
  • Brexit and Fiscal Representation in Portugal
  • UK High Court dismisses ‘unexplained wealth order’ challenge
  • UK consults on the taxation of trusts
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Europe Focus July 2018

  • Malta makes a strong case to host the EU outposts of UK companies after Brexit
  • Blacklisting’ issues for Portuguese property holding companies
  • Cyprus ‘Golden Visa’ lures in wealthy Indians
  • Sovereign Trust (Isle of Man) moves to bigger premises
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Europe Focus May 2018

  • UK to introduce Beneficial Owner register for Overseas Companies
  • Time to get shipshape and Bristol fashion
  • The UK company – a tax efficient vehicle
  • Importance of experience in pension administration
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Europe Focus March 2018

  • International DB pension transfers – the Brock Personal Pension Plan
  • Isle of Man targets unlicensed regulated activities
  • China reassures Cyprus on economic and trade co-operation
  • Full steam ahead for SAF European student prizes
  • Gibraltar – Gateway to the UK
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