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Joint accounts - whose money is it?

  • Boodle Hatfield
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2012

Joint bank accounts may be a flexible and practical solution for the management of money on a day to day basis

US FATCA registration deadline approaching: 31 December 2014

  • Maples and Calder
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 13 2014

The British Virgin Islands (the "BVI") has now enacted legislation which allows for the implementation of its commitments under the Model 1B (i.e

A new capital gains tax charge for non-residents

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 20 2014

The UK does not generally charge capital gains tax (CGT) on gains arising from disposals of UK residential property by non-resident owners. However

UK FATCA compliance for investment funds

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 7 2014

The United Kingdom has signed intergovernmental agreements ('IGAs') with its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories in order to improve

Automatic exchange of information - end to banking secrecy or flight of fancy?

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 6 2014

On the 29 October 2014, a total of 51 jurisdictions signed a multilateral agreement to participate in the automatic exchange of information under the

Offshore trusts

  • Boodle Hatfield
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2013

Trusts are a popular and effective vehicle for owning and directing the destination of assets as well as for maintaining independent control, for

Major tax changes for both non-UK domiciled individuals and offshore trusts

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2008

The previous article by Helen Ratcliffe and Sophie St John outlined the new rules which will help to decide whether an individual is UK tax-resident or not

U.S. government issues FATCA proposed guidance & approach to automatic exchange of FATCA information

  • Akerman LLP
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  • France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 9 2012

On February 8, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued the long-awaited Proposed Regulations with respect to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"

Jersey Property Unit Trusts tax efficient vehicles for holding UK commercial real estate

  • Ogier
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  • Jersey, United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2012

Jersey Property Unit Trusts (“JPUTs”) are frequently used to acquire and hold interests in UK commercial real estate due to the ease with which they can be established and the fiscal advantages they can potentially bring

FATCA: Cayman Islands investment funds

  • Carey Olsen
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  • Cayman Islands, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 23 2014

FATCA or the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is US legislation in force from 1 July 2014, requiring financial institutions ("FIs") globally to