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Wills and inheritance: 10 Cross-border Tips

United Kingdom - June 14 2017 A long qualified colleague of mine recalls a time when he rarely encountered private clients with cross-border concerns. Those 'unusual' cases only

Annual statistics for Trusts, Wills and Probate released

United Kingdom - June 12 2017 The annual statistics for The Royal Courts of Justice, January to December 2016 were recently released. The figures show a significant increase in the

FCA prepares for Fourth Money Laundering Directive

European Union, United Kingdom - June 14 2017 As the political debate centres on whether Brexit talks may be delayed post General Election, there is one European deadline that is not moving and

Bridging loan over troubled water? Tips for a quicker and easier refinance

United Kingdom - June 14 2017 Bridging loans are short term, high interest loans that can be a useful resource to access funds quickly, at a price. Usually the main priority for

How would a minority government or coalition led by Theresa May go about changing human rights laws in the fight against terrorism?

United Kingdom - June 9 2017 In the closing stages of the election campaign, Theresa May declared herself to be ready to change human rights laws if they get in the way of

Court of Appeal considers the Financial Reporting Council’s Public Interest Test

United Kingdom - June 22 2017 In the recent case of Baker Tilly UK Audit LLP and others v Financial Reporting Council 2017 EWCA Civ 406, the appellants challenged the decision of

Bahamas succumbs to OECD pressure to implement the Common Reporting Standards

Bahamas, OECD - June 22 2017 This month the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) proudly announced that the Bahamas was the latest “tax haven” to make

The Performer's List - additional obligations for NHS GPs

United Kingdom - June 22 2017 In addition to the core duties with which a General Medical Council (‘GMC’) registered doctor must comply, there are additional obligations for those

Queen’s Speech: protecting the victims of domestic violence and abuse

United Kingdom - June 21 2017 The recent General Election followed heated debates across Parliament and the media in relation to how to ensure the safety of our country as a whole

The Queen’s Speech 2017 - Setting the parliamentary agenda

European Union, United Kingdom - June 21 2017 Shortly after 11.30am today the 64th Queen’s Speech of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was delivered at the State Opening of Parliament