News and Events - Howard Watkinson


15th Mar 2019News

Cantor Fitzgerald Should have Known its Transactions Were Connected with Fraud

Howard Watkinson and Joshua Carey, led by James Puzey, were instructed by HM Revenue in Customs in Tower Bridge GP Limited -v- The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs [2019] UKFTT 176 (TC), the most high profile civil MTIC fraud case to date. Tower Bridge GP Limited is the VAT Group Representative for Cantor Fitzgerald […]

5th Dec 2018News

Tax Team Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Tax Team newsletter. In this edition, Jonathan Kinnear QC and Laura Stephenson cover the important decision of R (oao PML Accounting Limited) handed down by the Court of Appeal which touches on penalties following a resolution of the underlying decision. Vivienne Tanchel and Howard Watkinson consider […]

30th Nov 2018News

Angus Bunyan and Howard Watkinson Obtain 10 Convictions in £8m Vehicle Fraud

Angus Bunyan leading Howard Watkinson has successfully completed a series of long-running trials at Kingston Crown Court. The case, investigated by Counter Terrorism Command, involved the targeted theft of hundreds of high value vehicles in the UK and Europe and the subsequent disguising of their identities by exploiting a loophole in the DVLA registration process. […]

9th Apr 2018Newsflash

Soft Drinks – Hard Times

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy Regulations 2018 came into force on Friday 6 April 2018. The so called “sugar tax” is a levy of: 18p per litre on drinks that have a total sugar content of more than 5g and less than 8g per 100ml; or 24p per litre on drinks that have a total […]

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