May 10, 2021

Can Sir Philip Green save his retail empire?

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By Jamie Robertson from BBC High Street retail chain Arcadia claims to be in serious trouble, facing what it calls “significant liquidity issues”. The answer, it believes, is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), a series of proposals to its creditors. But critics say it raises as many questions as it answers and fails to address […]

In defence of ‘tax havens’

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By Neil Mohindra, From Financial Post Higher-tax countries don’t like the competition With all the hype over the Panama Papers, “tax havens” are again under fire from a barrage of misinformation. The term “tax haven” is routinely applied to small jurisdictions that facilitate the offshoring of capital and profits. While the term comes with a history […]

Offshore special: Singapore focus

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By Joanne Harris From The Lawyer Offshore players have high hopes of Singapore but for now the work is limited, so increased competition could stymie firms’ growth Compared with Hong Kong, Singapore has a small number of offshore firms. Although it is 13 years since the first offshore player, Conyers Dill & Pearman, opened in […]

Sure to acquire Jersey Data Centre and Cloud Services provider Foreshore

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Sure, the Channel Islands communications provider is pleased to announce that Sure (Jersey) Limited is set to acquire 100% of the shareholding in Foreshore, the pioneering data centre and cloud services provider. The acquisition is taking place for an undisclosed sum and is subject to local regulatory approval and pre-completion conditions. The acquisition of Foreshore […]