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Our commercial attitude, combined with our empowering and down-to earth style, means you can trust us to provide you with the best possible legal solutions.
We are acknowledged as leading experts in sectors such as technology media & telecommunications, hotels retail & leisure as well as for our public sector work.
Clients include listed and unlisted companies, multinationals, financial institutions, professional partnerships, trade associations and Government departments. We have 151 partners, over 225 other lawyers and nearly 300 support staff across offices in Brussels, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, London, Manchester, Munich, Palo Alto and Paris. We also have an exclusive relationship with Italian law firm, La Scala.
Our main areas of practice are corporate, IP, technology and outsourcing and regulatory law. We also have leading expertise in areas such as banking and finance, data protection and privacy, financial services, real estate, dispute resolution, personal injury and medical negligence.
Margin lending has given individuals and corporate borrowers the opportunity to finance investments with the use of asset backed portfolios. This white paper analyses the structure of margin lending and its various risks.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was introduced by US legislators to prevent tax evasion by US tax payers holding assets outside the country. This white paper outlines some of the issues that lenders in the UK primary market need to consider in relation to FATCA.