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To QCB or not to QCB? Mark Brailsford and James Hamon (Berwin Leighton Paisner) review the judgment in Trigg on whether bonds were QCBs, and consider the wider impact on statutory interpretation.

Anthony and Tracy Hancock v HMRC illustrates the limits of both the Ramsay doctrine and the purposive construction of legislation. Pete Miller (The Miller Partnership) takes a look at the case

For any transaction involving bonds or notes, there are a number of potential difficulties that may arise, which may include issues involving stamp taxes, VAT, withholding tax, FATCA, and the tax treatment of the bond issuer and bondholders. Eloise Walker and Abigail McGregor provide a handy practice guide for advisers