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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 19 Jul 2021

Financial Abuse - how to spot the signs

There are several reasons why someone may need the assistance of a financial deputy, stemming from incapacity due to an accident or a consequence of…
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 28 Feb 2020

Capacity and undue influence: protecting individuals who lack capacity to make their own decisions

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is designed to protect and empower individuals who may lack the capacity to make their own decisions, whether those…
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 22 Nov 2019

How do you dispute a will based on undue influence?

In this series of two blogs we will deal first with undue influence in the context of a will and then undue influence in relation to life time gifts…
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 12 Aug 2019

The tragic death of Peter Farquhar: an extreme case of undue influence?

The national press has reported widely on the case of Ben Field, the 28 year old church warden who was convicted on Friday of killing retired teacher…
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Ogier | Jersey, USA | 11 Apr 2019

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

A recent Royal Court decision arose out of an attempt by the settlors of trusts to exercise their power to revoke the trusts. The trustee in this case was concerned and so petitioned the Royal Court for directions. Among other things, the court's decision highlights that trustees should be aware of how a trust fund might be distributed on revocation of a trust. Trustees should also review......
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NautaDutilh | Netherlands | 27 Mar 2019

The Promotion of Medicinal Products and Medical Devices

Healthcare is one of the most regulated sectors in Belgium, particularly when it comes to the promotion of medicinal products and medical devices to…
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Ogier | Jersey | 19 Feb 2019

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

In a recent decision, arising out of a long running family dispute concerning two trusts (the trusts), the Royal…
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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 12 Feb 2019

AdvaMed's Updated Code of Ethics

AdvaMed encourages companies to adopt an "appropriately tailored" ethics and compliance program, Accounting for the specific types of risks that…
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William Fry | Ireland | 31 Jan 2019

Guarantees to be put to the test by Undue Influence

Two recent decisions discussed here demonstrate the type of evidence that a court will consider in assessing whether a claim of undue influence has a…
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Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | Canada, USA | 21 Dec 2018

SEC Proposes Rule and Rule Amendments For Fund of Funds

At an open meeting on December 19, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new rule and rule amendments to streamline and…
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