It has been proposed that courts in Scotland should be open on Saturdays, primarily as a means of tackling alcohol-related crimes. Kenny MacAskill, chairing the Scottish Police Board, discussed the proposal at a recent consultation.
Herald ScotlandScam gambling sites are fronted by Scots shell firmsHerald ScotlandThis revelation comes as SNP MP Roger Mullin in the House of Commons on Wednesday once again urged the UK Government to review the century-old reserved Scots Law which allows the secret owners of SLPs to pay no tax and file no accounts. Another ...and more »
Blog: Sandbags at dawn – administration of Scottish company prioritised over foreign liquidationScottish Legal NewsSian Aitken and Graeme MacLeod look at a case confirming the precedence of domestic administration proceedings in a multi-jurisdictional winding-up, marking the first time “modified universalism” has been recognised in Scots law. The Court of Session ...
Herald ScotlandTax evasion arrests in Israel for tycoons using Scots firmHerald ScotlandThe firm, UB Innovative Partners LP, of Edinburgh, is one of thousands of such firms registered in recent years whose owners, under a controversial loophole in Scots law, are able to remain secret, file no accounts and pay no taxes. Revelations by The ...and […]