Scottish Referrals CPD – Discover everything you need to know about share buybacks

  • Date: 6 April 2022
Scottish Referrals CPD – Discover everything you need to know about share buybacks

Everything you need to know about share buybacks

This webinar is part of our series of continued professional development (CPD) sessions for solicitors.

Join to hear our tax specialist, Alison Pryde, and corporate law expert, Nick Howie, talk you through the main company law and tax issues to be aware of when you advise a company on a purchase of its own shares.

Join us for an overview of:

  • Advance preparation
  • Distributable profits
  • Tax implications of a buyback
  • Achieving best tax treatment for shareholders
  • Contractual documentation

Meet the speakers

Alison Pryde

Alison Pryde | Director 

Alison is a Chartered Tax Advisor having trained and worked within the Big 4 accountancy firms for many years before moving to a law firm. Alison focuses on providing proactive tax planning for family businesses and shareholders, high net worth individuals, trusts and estate and land owners.

Alison’s experience allows her to advise on a broad range of taxes including capital gains tax, income tax, inheritance tax and Land and Building Transaction Tax. Shareholder tax planning is an area in which Alison has considerable experience and she enjoys working with family businesses to maximise the value that they can extract from the business.

Nick Howie | Partner

Nicholas is experienced in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including purchases and sales of shares and businesses, shareholder disputes, management buy outs, shareholders’ agreements and corporate restructuring.

He has acted for a variety of clients from individuals starting their own business to the management teams of large, well-established privately owned companies, across a number of different sectors, with significant experience within the healthcare sector, specifically the dental and pharmacy sectors.

Prior to studying law, Nicholas worked within the commercial division of a national construction materials company and subsequently held a number of management positions with an international retailer.

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