Category Archives: Law

AIPP warns about a development in Istanbul, Turkey

We have recently been receiving enquiries in relation to a development in Istanbul, Turkey, called “SYMBOL”, built by a developer called “Karden”. more…

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Stefano Lucatello appears on ARISE discussing the Nigerian International Football ban

The men who got the World Cup to go to the Arabian desert are answering tough questions from international football’s own investigator.  It comes after allegations that 5 million dollars changed hands in bribes to buy the support of several … more…

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American Bar Association Magazine Interview

Our firm is the largest UK-based international property law specialist. Our firm includes solicitors as well an international lawyers. more…

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French qualified lawyer required

Kobalt Law LLP ,a firm of English  and International lawyers, based in Chelsea, requires a French qualified lawyer, [Avocat] preferably qualified also as a solicitor,  to head the French desk. Find out more:

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Stamp Duty Land Tax Budget Update March 2014

Due to a change made in the 2014 Budget, the threshold for the 15% Stamp Duty Land Tax rate for the purchase of residential properties by certain non-natural persons (for example, companies) was reduced from £2 million to £500,000 for … more…

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Labour propose a Mansion Tax… How will it work?

Mr Ed Balls, MP, believes that it is fair for the better-off to pay more; therefore he wants to impose a “Mansion Tax” on homes worth more than £2m. His expectations are high, as he expects to raise at least … more…

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Kobalt Law LLP Free Tickets at APITS 2014

Kobalt Law LLP will be exhibiting at the international Property show, “A Place In The Sun Live” at the London Olympia,  from 28th – 30th March  2014 on Stand number EX71.  GET FREE TICKETS   

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Italian Government Introduces New Reimbursement and Exemption forms for Withholding Taxes

October 11 2013 On July 10 2013 the Italian Revenue Agency approved new and revised forms to be used to claim for reimbursement of or exemption from Italian withholding taxes applicable to certain income of non-Italian residents. The agency also … more…

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Foreign companies are investing and operating in the Indian market at a very rapid pace.  More multinational companies have opened up offices in India for expansion into the world’s most profitable market.  Business has grown many folds for them in … more…

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Fiscal instability does not spare the French property market.  Tax rules are changing every year and 2013 is no exception.  Since 1st September 2013  two major changes have occurred regarding the calculation of capital gains tax (CGT) in France.  From 1st … more…

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