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The New UK Trust Register: Impact on UK trusts and trustees
New Money Laundering Regulations contain considerable new obligations on trustees and transparency measures to look out for
UK “non-dom” and residential property tax changes
New rules imposing inheritance tax on UK residential property owned through non-UK companies will be effective from 6 April 2017.
Escalating Ground Rents – A ticking time bomb?
Landlords are frequently including ground rent reviews in their leases, what does this mean for buyers?
Email hacking and cybercrime in conveyancing transactions
Cybercrime targeting the significant sums of money being transferred in the course of conveyancing transactions is on the increase.
ICO Charities reminded of need to comply with Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined charities the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation £25,000 and £18,000 respectively
Plot purchase and new construction
Have you dreamt of building your own house but dismissed the idea on the basis that it will be much too expensive?
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?
The absence of a LPA may be disadvantageous to you and those who rely on you financially, if you lose mental capacity.
Wills for Brits living in, or with assets in, Switzerland
If you are British and live abroad the jurisdiction governing the execution of your Will may be more unclear than you would expect.
Financial claims years after a divorce
Can an applicant make a financial claim many years after a divorce?
Succession in UK Family Businesses
If you are a family business owner, now is the time to tackle those difficult questions on succession for the long term benefit.