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Commercial Disputes
Trade Marks | The Consequences of None Use
In a previous article, ‘Trade Marks: Nature, Purpose, and Enforcement,' we outlined the advantages of Trade Marks and the protection afforded by registration. While the significant benefits of using Trade Marks are clear, there are potentially adverse consequences if it is not used after registration. The Trade Mark may become open to challenge pursuant to […]
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19/06/24
Trade Marks | The Consequences of None Use
Serious Fraud, Tax & HMRC
In a previous article titled ‘Umbrella Company Fraud’, we explained the general operation of ‘umbrella companies’ and highlighted how they have increasingly attracted HMRC attention due to their increasing propensity to be involved in, or facilitation of, supply chain VAT fraud. Fraudulent exploitation of Employment Allowance (EA) and the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) enables […]
18/06/24
Company News
KANGS is very proud to announce that our Founder and Senior Partner, Hamraj Kang, has once again maintained his position as a Recognised Lawyer in the SPEAR’S 500 Guide. The 2024 edition of the SPEAR'S 500 Guide has recently been released and it is the sixth consecutive year that Hamraj has been ranked in the […]
17/06/24
Commercial Disputes, Tax & HMRC
A ‘Loan relationship’ is a term which encompasses an extremely wide area of financial arrangements from a straight forward loan to complicated financial activity supporting trading between associated corporate bodies. Money does not have to physically change hands and the loan may be accomplished by, for example, a ‘loan note’ issued by a company for […]
14/06/24
Cryptocurrency, Financial Investigations, POCA
Since the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) was introduced, essential amendments and additions have been made. These changes, which have been discussed in previous articles, enable the legislation to keep abreast of the changing requirements of society and the operation of financial markets. One such requirement is the need to cater for the arrival […]
13/06/24
Criminal Litigation
The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (‘the Act’) was established to provide a legal framework governing the use of controlled drugs and substances, provides: ‘It shall be the duty of the Advisory Council to keep under review the situation in the United Kingdom with respect to drugs which are being or appear to them likely […]
12/06/24
Criminal Litigation
In a previous article we focused upon section 1 & 31 of Part 1 of The National Security Act 2023 (‘the Act’) which is designed to counter the ever-changing security threat to the United Kingdom. In this article, John Veale outlines section 2 of Part 1 of the Act which deals with the offence of […]
11/06/24

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