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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 21 Mar 2013

Rubenstein and trustees: a need to reconsider claims for investment losses?

In the wake of the global financial crisis, people expected a massive surge in litigation by investors looking for someone to blame for their losses

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Nov 2012

Trustees and legal fees

Sadly trustees are not immune from litigation - on the contrary more and more trustees are finding themselves dragged into court proceedings.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Feb 2012

The trustee and the creditor

"Family trusts are a well known possible device for trying to place assets ostensibly beyond the reach of creditors."

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Aug 2011

The Bribery Act relevant to you?

The much-anticipated and widely misunderstood Bribery Act 2010 came into effect on 1 July 2011.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Aug 2011

Trustees and investment losses

Trustees should be cautious about embarking on litigation and may require the approval of the Court to do so.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Mar 2011

Consultation on new waterways charity launched

Richard Benyon launched today a 3 month consultation in relation to the proposed new waterways charity (NWC) which the Government plans should replace British Waterways, the transformation to be effected by order made under the Public Bodies Bill once enacted.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Nov 2010

British Waterways and the big society

The detailed nature of the intended transformation of British Waterways into a charitable trust became clearer yesterday (15 November) with presentations from the Waterways Minister Richard Benyon and BW's chief executive, Robin Evans, at the annual conference of the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2010

NHS charities: application of International Accounting Standard 27

NHS charities governed by corporate trustees which are themselves NHS bodies (e.g. NHS Trusts, Primary Care Trusts etc.) are set to be affected by the International Accounting Standards 27 (IAS 27).

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2010

New governance model

In the last year, Barts and The London Charity have pioneered a new constitutional framework for their charity by replacing their Section 11 trustee body comprising individuals with a corporate trustee taking the form of a company limited by guarantee.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2010

Regulatory shake up

The Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, has made no secret that the voluntary sector will be at the heart of the Government's plans to reform the NHS, forming part of an overarching strategy to decentralise decision making.

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