It Takes Two to Tangle


Charles is in Chateau Cordey, and a bright spark on …

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Charles is in Chateau Cordey, and a bright spark on twitter discovered that Brian has started IFSA. Closing paragraphs say it all:

Brian Stockbridge – Founder and Chief Executive

Brian leads IFSA’s line-up of top-tier experts to deliver a boutique financial advisory service that is truly responsive to the needs of our clients. Having worked as a nominated advisor, director, investor and regulator, he has been involved in transactions from every angle, giving him unparalleled insight into how to secure the best possible outcome for IFSA’s clients.

Brian has worked at senior level with several prestigious City firms, including Grant Thorton, Noble & Company (now part of Espirito Santo Investment Bank), and Allenby Capital. Brian opened Zeus Capital’s London office in January 2012.

As a regulator at the Panel on Takeovers & Mergers he was the primary case officer for over 150 transactions valued up to and over £1bn.

He was also instrumental in rescuing Rangers Football Club from certain collapse at a time of unprecedented crisis. Working as finance director of the Club – under intense media scrutiny and without the support of a full board for months – Brian restructured the club’s finances, oversaw the flotation on AIM, which generated funds of £22m and secured Rangers’ future.

Brian left Rangers in January 2014 to concentrate on the growing demand for the unique service provided by IFSA. As part of this work, he continues to advise high-profile sports companies and clubs on a range of financing and expansion opportunities.

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Auldheid says:
July 11, 2014 at 8:32 am
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Danish Pastry

I hate it when that happens. Trouble is docs open for me but not for others. Try this link and let me know if you can open the document. Thanks.

No problem. Opens now. Thanks. Although I will have breakfast before tackling that doc 😆

It Takes Two to Tangle
Phil really talking positively about the efforts of Wallace and Nash.

It Takes Two to Tangle

Did a wee search and it was discussed on the @Auldheid blog, ‘A Question of Trust’, and no doubt many other places.

nowoldandgrumpy says:
February 4, 2013 at 5:48 pm
Maley’s Bhoys ‏@MaleysBhoys
“The FTT(T) Dissenting Opinion” – wrote this some time ago, but not published until now with the appeal from HMRC. …

( does this not throw out completely the argument the EBT’s were in the accounts)?

“The Respondents submit that ‘the auditors had not seen the side letters, otherwise they would have been a matter of specific comment”.

She continues “It would appear, from the evidence heard on Mr Purple’s termination payment, which is narrated in more detail under the section on ‘Termination Payments’ in my findings of fact, that the auditors had been told an untruth on both scores, regarding the waiver of the right, and the loan being unrelated to the contractual payment on transfer. The auditors were also told that the paperwork for Mr Purple was ‘mislaid’, (and therefore was not available for the auditors to inspect). Over the use of the remuneration trust, the auditors seemed to have been treated by the Appellants with the same lack of candour as accorded to HMRC. The auditors did not seem to be privy to any (or much) of the documentation, and had not formed a view on the scheme other than relied on what they had been told by the management.”

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.. and they wonder why nobody buys papers
BIG PINKJULY 12, 2016 at 11:21 24 3 Rate This
John Clark
Danish Pastry has indeed been absent of late. I will drop him a note to inform him of your plea…
Godmorgen allesammen. 
I’ve been absent without leave. Mostly following events via twitter (where I tweet far too much about issues not relevant or welcome here 13 ). Hopefully, there’ll be a theme park one day, based around these sagas, with various ‘rides’ (not all free, obviously, tee-hee).
Onwards and upwards.
PM sent to JC.
Danish aka @ArthurStramash

Look Back to Look Forward
JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Fascinating encounter John. Interesting, too, that he agreed to meet you afterwards. 
Sadly, it appears not only the authorities, but also certain club chairmen have decided to take the path of least resistance. This corruption won’t end well. It’s just a pity not one newspaper will run the story. As mentioned before, it’s like fitba’s All the President’s Men withoot the good MSM media guys. 
Still, I reckon the SFA are worried. And the campaign to promote the liquidation lie and the same-co narrative is costing certain folks a fortune. They’re all on borrowed time and borrowed money. 

Look Back to Look Forward
JOHN CLARKMARCH 16, 2016 at 22:15 69 0 Rate This
Morning all? Birdsong and blue skies in North Zealand today. 
John, I posted a response to your meeting with Regan. I was auto-informed it was ‘spam’ and it wiz flushed doon the virtual cludgie 🙂 Don’t have time to re-write again. But, summa summarum – bravo!

John Clark Meets “The SFA”
Bravo JC for the interview report. Been following reaction to it. Feels as though genuine movement finally being made to bring issues into the wider public domain. JJ is making a fascinating contribution, too, and quite often echoing sentiments expressed here for the past many years. And his sense of fair play and sporting justice is exemplary. Phil is still adding some deeper insights even though he has a momentous 100th anniversary on his mind, and a piece about that in the works. 

Not posting here much myself, but so many others far more capable do that. Keeping up via twitter, etc. 
Godt nyt år and onwards and upwards in 2016 (somewhat belated).

Two wrongs and a right
jimbo 24th December 2015 at 12:15 am
Happy Christmas Eve everyone on here.
Lovely post jimbo. Brought back memories of gazing into Doig’s Toy Shop on Duke Street in the weeks before Christmas — and the gradual appearence of Christmas trees in folks windaes. Certainly cheered up the black tenements and the dreich 1960s East End in winter. Poverty was a way of life for many of us East Enders, so dreams of Doig’s toys usually remained in the window of Doig’s. Still, selection boxes and annuals were braw, and oranges and thrupney bits in yer stocking wurnae too bad either. In those days you got on with it, Christmas wasn’t hyped up as it is now. I expect children facing poverty today, and who experience a ‘modest’ Christmas, probably feel it more deeply than some of us did because of the slick commercialism promoting a form of celebration not all can afford. 

As an exile with Christmas Day on the 24th in the evening, it seems a long way from Duke Street. But your past never leaves you. I think there’s a wee bairn in aw of us still oan Christmas Eve 🙂

Big thanks to all the excellent contributors to this blog in 2015. All the best you and yours this Christmas and onwards and upwards in the new year when it comes. 
#santaemoji #saltireemoji

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