Insights: May 2014

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UK trustees: do you speak FATCA?

Helena Luckhurst |

Do you know any UK resident trustees? If so, do they realise that they need to be getting up to speed with FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act), even if the trust has no US citizen settlors, beneficiaries or US situated assets?! That is one of the (many) surprising issues surrounding the implementation of […]

Fladgate advises Aurora Russia Limited on buyback

Neil Vickers |

Fladgate LLP has advised Aurora Russia Limited (Aurora), the AIM listed private equity fund focused on Russia, on a buyback by way of a tender offer to return £8.25 million to shareholders. The tender offer is being made by Numis Securities. Fladgate corporate partner Neil Vickers advised Aurora and simultaneously acted on the sale of […]

Telecoms and the 1984 Code: changing times


Telecoms apparatus continues to give rise to contentious issues between site providers and operators. With the increase in the personal use of digital media on smartphones and tablets, the need for sites will increase. Add to that the Government’s policy to improve the mobile phone coverage across the UK and its policy to provide high […]