Lisa-Jane Dupernex writes for eprivateclient on the need to review succession planning for French assets
Is it time to review succession planning for French assets following the introduction of a new law in France on 1 November 2021?
Investing with purpose - What is the goal of a family office?
A family office’s overall strategy and goals should be informed by the family’s investment purposes, ethics and beliefs.
Piers Master and Peter Smith write for eprivateclient on tailoring arbitration for family offices
The advantages of arbitration over litigation as a form of dispute resolution are well-known.
Sarah Anticoni quoted by the Mail Online on the implications of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill on child marriage
The government is set to make it illegal to force teenagers to get married using a tough new law.
Matt Foster writes for Family Law on what happens if the person you are divorcing dies during the process
Divorce can feel like a death, but what happens if the person you are divorcing actually passes away?
Alice Martin quoted by FT Adviser on how to advise clients acting under power of attorney
When an attorney starts making decisions on someone’s behalf, how does this affect the advice relationship?
Piers Master and James Broadhurst write for eprivateclient on the goals of a family office
What are the goals, priorities or concerns often raised by families?
Rebecca Burford quoted by Citywealth on family offices’ ESG considerations for their private market investments
Family offices are increasingly deploying a growing portion of their assets to the private markets.
Top 10 tips on negotiating Section 106 Obligations for developers and landowners
Everything you need to know on negotiating Section 106 Obligations for developers and landowners.
The recovery of rent arrears: third victory for landlords, but will it continue?
Many tenants are still recovering from the financial losses sustained during the government-imposed lockdowns.
Child abduction: A cautious approach
Matt and Dhara examine the power of the courts to make port alert orders and best practice when dealing with abduction risk cases
Electronic Communications Code - Tribunal provides further clarity on scope of multi-skilled visits
The question of access onto land and building for installing electronic communications apparatus remains a source of tension.
Post-pandemic property market
What are the recent trends in the property market as we enter a post-pandemic world?
Impact of expert evidence - ND v GD  EWFC 53
What is the impact of expert evidence in family cases?
Dominic Lawrance quoted by Citywealth on the tax implications of crypto activities
As HMRC nudge letters arrive at the homes of crypto asset owners, how can UHNWs stay on the right side of HMRC.
Dominic Lawrance quoted by Spears on the taxing of cryptocurrency assets in the UK
In some circumstances, cryptocurrency-related activity may constitute ‘trading’ and may be subject to income tax, but this is rare.
Sophie Dworetzsky and Helen Coward write for Tax Journal on the impact of the Chancellor’s Budget on the private client industry
The Autumn 2021 Budget was, from a private client perspective, surprisingly uneventful.
Hugh Gunson and Guy Bud write for HMRC Tax Investigation on the experiences of Fashion on the Block after it inadvertently filed the wrong form with HMRC
Hugh Gunson and Guy Bud explain the experiences consider the High Court's decision in Fashion on the Block Ltd v HMRC.
Hugh Gunson and Guy Bud write for Taxation on the implications of the Court of Appeal's decision in CRC v Professional Game Match Officials Ltd
The unanimous judgment in the Court of Appeal will bring some clarity to the rules around mutuality of obligation and control.
Oliver Auld writes for the Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal on the scope of the Jersey courts to set aside a voluntary disposition or other transaction on the grounds of mistake
Oliver Auld reviews the scope of the Jersey courts to set aside a voluntary disposition or other transaction on the grounds of mistake.