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Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing

The February issue of Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing is now live for subscribers to IP and IT Law.

February 20, 2018

Family Court Reports

The latest update to Family Court Reports is now live for subscribers. This update includes: Alireza v Radwan, [2018] 1 FCR 289; Re D, E, F and G (children art 15 – transfer of the proceedings), [2018] 1 FCR 317; Re H (a child) (surrogacy breakdown), [2018] 1 FCR 335; Joy-Morancho v Joy (dismissal of variation application), [2018] 1 FCR 346; S v S (relocation), [2018] 1 FCR 374

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Our Latest Publications

Consumer Credit Law and Practice: A Guide, 5th edition

Dennis Rosenthal and Graham Haxton-Bernard

The new fifth edition has been fundamentally revised and brought fully up-to-date with the latest case law and legislation including coverage of promotions, authorisation and avoidance of financial crime; coverage of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and the Consumer Rights Act 2015; an overview of the FCA Handbook; the Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015; and a new procedural section with chapters on Financial Conduct Authority, authorisation, approved person regime, treating customers fairly regime, supervision, reporting and complaint handling.

The Drugs Offences Handbook

Tim Moloney QC, Steven Bird, Tom Stevens, Paul Mason, Harriet Johnson and Abigail Bright

The Drugs Offences Handbook is a comprehensive, but accessible, guide to criminal law focusing solely on illegal drugs. This brand new title is a detailed and practical exposition of the law relating to drugs offences, with focused and concise analysis of evidential and litigation issues supported by relevant materials.

Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants, 2nd edition

Steven Gasztowicz QC

Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants, Second Edition brings the material upto-date exploring the types of covenants practitioners have to contend with, analysing their relevance to property and planning transactions and seeking to offer practical advice in this complex and far reaching area of law. The second edition introduces coverage of positive covenants and planning covenants which no other title on the market currently offers. Dealing with the impact of Covenants on land affects most conveyancing transactions and is a complex and broad area of law for property lawyers to contend with. The volume of case law on this topic is extensive. Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants is divided into two parts: Part I – Restrictive Covenants; Part II – Positive and Negative Covenants.

Rights and Duties of Directors 2017/18, 16th edition

Martha Bruce

“Written with authority and clarity…this book is a valuable companion for in-house lawyers, company directors, company secretaries and HR professionals” The In-House Lawyer (review of a previous edition)

Rights and Duties of Directors 2017/18 clearly explains the rights and powers of directors and their specific duties as prescribed by company law and associated legislation. This is an invaluable guide for all company directors - and their legal advisers - whatever the size of their organisation, as well as company secretaries and HR professionals. Rights and Duties of Directors details each and every duty in relation to the core administration, compliance and disclosure requirements of company law and other closely associated legislation.

Planning Policy

Richard Harwood QC and Victoria Hutton

The making of planning policy is a major political and legal issue and there is currently a considerable focus by the government in England and Wales on local plan policy making, with the government seeking published draft plans by 2017. Some changes are proposed to local and neighbourhood planning in the Housing and Planning Bill 2015 and the Minister’s Local Plans Expert Group (“LPEG”) is considering local planning more generally with a view to reporting in early 2016. The current climate is characterised by government concern at the slow pace of local plan adoption in England, the controversial introduction of neighbourhood planning and new strategic planning tools with the Planning (Wales) Act 2015 and local devolution in England. Planning Policy is the only book dedicated to planning policy, both national and local. It covers the policy framework within which planning decisions are taken in England and Wales. It addresses how national and local policy is formulated, examined and challenge

Tax Planning for Family and Owner Managed Companies 2017/18

Peter Rayney FCA, CTA (Fellow), TEP

An invaluable source of money-saving guidance for anyone who advises or runs a family or owner-managed company. Widely recognised as the leading book on the subject, it examines a wide variety of tax planning matters from the viewpoint of the company, its working and nonworking shareholders, and its employees.

Partnership Taxation 2017/18

David Whiscombe CTA (Fellow)

A comprehensive guide to the law and practice relating to the taxation of partnerships in the UK. Includes numerous worked examples to illustrate the practical effects of the law and extensive cross-references to legislation and case law. Up-to-date to the Finance Act 2017 and the Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017.

Revenue Law: Principles and Practice

Anne Fairpo and David Salter

Provides invaluable analysis and a clear and detailed explanation of this area of law. Includes practical examples that enable the reader to proceed with absolute confidence through the complexities of this subject.

Guide to Taxpayers’ Rights and HMRC Powers

Robert Maas FCA, FTII, FIIT, TEP

Provides a thorough examination of the wide powers that HMRC possess and the limitations that apply to those powers. This handbook clearly explains the penalty regime for non-compliance and how to challenge HMRC if they threaten to penalise or charge interest on client tax returns.