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Latest Partnership law articles

  • Reform of Limited Partnership Law - Government proposals

    Reform of Limited Partnership Law - Government proposals

    The Government has published its response to its recent consultation on the reform of limited partnership law in the UK. Here Stephen Chan, author of 'A Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland', looks at the four key proposals, and what they would mean for Scottish limited partnerships and other LPs.

  • The review of Scottish Limited Partnerships – and a guide to what they are

    The review of Scottish Limited Partnerships – and a guide to what they are

    Earlier this year, The Department for Business Review, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) held a consultation on its Review of Limited Partnership Law: Call for Evidence. But what was the consultation about and why now? Scottish Limited Partnerships have been in the headlines, and here we look at what they are and why they've been attracting attention.

  • Urgent new PSC requirements for Scottish Partnerships

    Urgent new PSC requirements for Scottish Partnerships

    Brought into force on 26 June 2017, the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/694), introduced a requirement for eligible Scottish Partnerships to identify, and file with Companies House, people with significant control. Similar regulations for both LLPs and Companies were enacted in 2016.

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    Government issues new Private Fund Limited Partnerships bill

    The Government published on 17th January its new bill on Private Fund Limited Partnerships. Harper Macleod helped to formulate the bill by giving a detailed response during the consultation exercise and we are pleased to have been named as a respondent in the Treasury paper.