The G7’s move to “standardise” corporate tax rates across the globe is short-sighted and may well have long term, detrimental (and unintended) side effects.
UWOs were intended to empower UK law enforcement agencies to attack the UK-based assets of high-net worth individuals with shady pasts who owned assets of questionable origin. They could also be used to target UK-held assets of politically exposed persons (PEPs) suspected of grand corruption in their home states.
A court in the British Virgin Islands has attached assets belonging to Pakistan’s national airline – including interests in two hotels in New York and Paris – at the request of an Australian mining venture seeking to enforce a US$6 billion ICSID award. Martin Kenney & Co., Solicitors (MKS), is acting in this case.
It is unjust and wrong-headed for the EU to blame small Caribbean Islands for its own tax mess.
Martin Kenney & Co. is well-placed to deal with any disruption caused by the coronavirus, using a remote network of both local and international staff.
Martin Kenney & Co, Solicitors is looking to hire two UK or Caribbean-trained solicitors or barristers with three to five years’ post-qualification experience to join its specialist asset recovery practice.
What are the legal doctrines ⚖️ of ‘champerty and maintenance’ and how could clarifying current uncertainty under BVI law over third-party funding help the BVI in its litigation and arbitration work? Martin Kenney for the IFC Review.
Across September, MKS staff have been raising awareness to support the battle against Alzheimer’s.
We’re delighted to welcome two new interns to Martin Kenny & Co., who’ll be with us for the coming weeks.
The UK may see itself as one of the self-appointed global anti-corruption, anti-money laundering aficionados, but to many, especially its own Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, it is nothing more than the playground bully and a champion of hypocrisy.