Isle of Man News last updated 28 March 2017 13:23:30

Appleby announces Partner promotions

POSTED today at 9:47 am by LC

Leading offshore law firm Appleby has announced two lawyers from the Isle of Man office have been promoted to Partner.Andrew Harding, Counsel in the...

HM Attorney General officially sworn in

POSTED Mon last week

Long-serving Manx advocate John Quinn has today (Friday 17 March 2017) been officially sworn in as Attorney General in the Isle of Man. Mr Quinn took the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Attorney General at Government House. The Warrant of Appointment was given by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor Sir Richard Gozney on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen. Mr Quinn was also appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC) on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor of Great Britain. The Lieutenant Governor said: ‘The Attorney General plays a fundamental role in maintaining the Isle of Man’s reputation as a modern democratic nation. There will be many challenges in his time ahead and I am confident that Mr Quinn will ensure our local and international...

KPMG UK and Manx Budget tax update

POSTED Fri 17-03-2017

KPMG presented its annual UK and Manx Budget Tax Update at the Claremont on Wednesday 15 March to over 230 local professionals and business leaders. In keeping with previous sessions, the speakers covered a wide range of topics in addition to the headline Budget commentaries. Having opened proceedings as only he can, Director Greg Jones started the session with an overview of the 2017 UK Budget. Although the Budget itself might have been short of major new developments in tax, a number of areas were announced which may have direct relevance to Isle of Man residents with UK interests. These included: changes to the CGT rules on appropriations to trading stock; the extension of the Finance Act 2016 rules taxing offshore developers of UK...

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