Court Of Appeal
Film scheme for the stars loses £700m tax avoidance case
A film scheme that counted David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Gary Lineker among its investors has lost a court challenge on a technical point linked to First Tier Tax Tribunal decision which had resulted in an extra £700m ($899m, €802m) tax bill.
UK supreme court rules against inheritance challenge
An estranged daughter has lost a supreme court bid to overturn her mother’s will, which excluded her only child and left her £0.5m ($0.6m, €0.57m) estate to three animal charities, in a decision that leaves things “slightly confused”, says Old Mutual Wealth’s Rachael Griffin.