Commercial Associate

January 19, 2017

Simkins LLP is currently looking to recruit an Associate for its Commercial group. The successful candidate will report to a Partner in our Commercial group who is responsible for our work in the advertising sector; however, all of our Associates are expected to work across a range of industry sectors and for a variety of… Read more »

Not so Ingenious

January 3, 2017

On 2 August 2016 the First-tier Tribunal (FtT) dismissed in part the appeals of three Ingenious Media LLPs against HMRC closure notices. The notices amended the partnership tax returns of the LLPs to deny their claims for trading losses incurred through their involvement in producing films and video games. The LLPs had claimed that the… Read more »

Skating on thin ice – exploitative activities in the secondary ticket market

December 22, 2016

Secondary ticketing is being hauled over hot coals once again. The most recent scandal comes courtesy of an Italian investigative programme, La Iene, which challenged the Italian branch of the industry titan, Live Nation, following concerns about a number of tickets to a Coldplay concert in Milan appearing on secondary sites almost simultaneously with the… Read more »