I purchased a house from someone who is a fraudster and is not the true seller after all. What do I do?  

20/09/2016

  D Rosen  You buy a property. You use solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended purchase. The seller of the property also has solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended sale. You found the property for sale through local estate agents. You have inspected the property and met with the intended seller. A price READ MORE

Do prenuptial agreements work? Are they binding?

29/07/2016

What are prenuptial agreements? Prenuptial agreements are agreements entered into, PRE/before marrying or entering into a civil partnership to protect and ring-fence the assets and financial interests of one, or the other, or both parties about to marry. What about the romantic element of marriage? Yes?…Not really, no. When it comes to prenuptial agreements, romance READ MORE

Europe: In or out? A legal perspective

31/05/2016

Little has been said of the law and the regulations adopted and imposed upon us as members of the European Union (‘EU’). Sure, we all know about the curved and straight cucumbers. Is that it what it boils down to? Cucumbers? This blogpost is a general overview of matters before and after England and Wales READ MORE

New video tips from David Rosen

19/10/2015

We think an excellent way to add interesting new content is via video – this also has the benefit of allowing you, the visitor, to get to know us in a way which mere words on a page never can. We hope this latest set of short videos from David Rosen and our marketing team READ MORE

Sanctions, embargoes, and restrictions: Part I

30/09/2015

D Rosen We live in a very dangerous world, where chaos and destruction bring misery and decay to millions of people. Within a country’s armoury, there exist tools other than military action, to express repugnance and abject disagreement to the way things are done in certain countries or areas, by individuals, businesses, and other associations. READ MORE

Vishing

01/07/2015

Fishing? No. Not a Yiddish or German or Austrian mispronunciation of ‘fishing’, but rather, a fraud and a scam by way of a cold call to fool you into parting with details about your bank account, and passwords so that they can gain access to your online banking and extract what they can from you. READ MORE

Film fraud, tax avoidance, footballers, and retrospective legislation

15/05/2015

D Rosen 1. Tax relief to investors in the British film industry: Some years ago, the Treasury opted to attract investors into the British film industry by offering tax relief to offset losses by investors against other tax liabilities. Such tax schemes also attracted a number of opportunists to exploit such tax advantages by appearing READ MORE