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EU Financial Transactions Tax – The Battle Lines are Drawn!

In May 2011 the European Commission published the responses to a consultation paper (PDF) issued in February which asked the European Community to provide its views on the following: whether a new tax on the financial sector should be introduced; if so, what impact the tax would have; and how it should be designed and implemented? In its paper, … Continue Reading

Pension Schemes and Alternative Investments

Here is a link to an article published by Winston Penhall, on Pension Schemes and Alternative Investments, in Investment & Pensions Europe magazine earlier this month. Winston discusses how the key investment issues related to hedge funds and private equity funds differ from a legal perspective. He also considers the rationale for pension schemes obtaining a legal … Continue Reading