Virtual Currencies in the European Single Market

What are virtual currencies? European Banking Authority (EBA) regards virtual currencies as being a digital representation of value that is neither issued by a central bank or a public authority nor necessarily attached to a regular currency, but is accepted by natural or legal persons as a means of payment, and can be transferred, stored […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

VAT Rule Changes for UK Wholesale Telecommunications Supplies

VAT Reverse Charge Mechanism to apply to Certain Wholesale Supplies from 1st February 2016 Certain UK clients have asked me to explain the VAT rule changes for UK wholesale telecommunications supplies, and hopefully this blog will do that.  From 1st February 2016, providers of wholesale telecommunications services in the UK will no longer apply VAT […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

Employee Monitoring

Personal Use by Employees of Employer Systems: Mr Bogdan Barbulescu vs the State of Romania Mr Barbulescu used certain business systems to send personal messages in breach of his employer’s stated Policy in this regard. The Employer monitored employee communications to ensure compliance with its Policy. Mr Barbelescu was found to have been in breach […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

Nuvem9 Ltd joins IR as the exclusive Business Advisory Services member in Northern Ireland

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Niall McGinnity of Nuvem9 Ltd. Niall has joined IR as our exclusive Business Advisory Services member in Northern Ireland.  Niall McGinnity is a Chartered Accountant and the original founder of Nuvem9 Ltd.  He has over 15 years of experience working in a wide range of […]

New law on professional fees in the City of Buenos Aires

On November 27, 2014 Law No. 5,134, which regulates lawyers’ and solicitors’ fees who work in the City of Buenos Aires (hereafter the “Law”), was published in the Official Gazette. The Law, which was promoted by Jorge Rizzo and Daniel Lipovetsky from the City of Buenos Aires’s Bar Association (“CBABA”), was approved in a special […]

Javier CanosaPartner, Canosa Abogados