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High Court dismisses claim for declaratory relief in relation to failed film partnership scheme
Michael Ridsdale and Gemma Williams (Wedlake Bell) illustrate how to ensure certainty of tax treatment on the structuring of a residential property development.
David Haworth and David Haughey (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) review the implications of the FTT’s decision for those advising on partnership equity/incentivisation arrangements or on mixed member partnership arrangements.
Each week, Tax Journal reports notable judgments on tax issues that have been handed down by the courts and tribunals. This week, we also look back over 2023 and highlight some cases of interest to a wide range of advisers. 
The SDLT partnerships rules are complex, with many areas of uncertainty. Adam Kay and Susan Dennis (Saffery) review some of the traps to be aware of.
Same conclusion but different reasoning. Andrew Howard (Ropes & Gray) reviews the recent Court of Appeal judgment on tiered limited partnerships, profit allocation and interest deductibility.
New legislation brings certain partnerships within the scope of Jersey’s economic substance regime. Rupert Lee (Deloitte Jersey) reports.
Daniel Johnson and Chris Chatting (Deloitte) consider why this issue has been raised now and what the future changes might be.

Even by the standards of tax cases, the recent case of BlueCrest Capital Management Cayman Ltd & others v HMRC is a difficult read. However, it is worth persevering with, because HMRC has taken the opportunity to test out a number of theories on partnership taxation, with some fairly alarming results for taxpayers.

Time for a wholesale review?