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CGT surprise when buying off-plan
You may be faced with a capital gains tax (CGT) liability even when selling your main home – if you bought it off plan.
Modernisation of Swiss inheritance law: greater freedom for the testator
The Federal Council adopts message addressed to Parliament with the aim of adapting inheritance law to the evolution of society.
Community Fund for Surrey
Learn about our approach to philanthropic giving.
Wealth Matters - Summer 2018
Welcome to the Summer 2018 edition of Wealth Matters, our regular update on contemporary legal issues for the Private Wealth sector.
The Corrections: taxpayers required to address errors in offshore tax reporting by 30 September 2018 or face stringent new penalties
HMRC now have a nuclear legislative weapon against offshore non-compliance, in the form of the ‘requirement to correct’ (RTC) legislation.
July 2018 - Newsletter - Financial Services Institutions Briefing
The latest edition of our regular Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Sweet surrender: offshore life insurance policies for non-UK domiciliaries
Single-premium life insurance policies, commonly known as life bonds, should now be considered by non-UK domiciliaries.
A weed 'knot' to be ignored - liability for Japanese knotweed
Homeowners need to be aware of an important recent decision about a particularly dangerous weed.
Collecting Evidence in Switzerland – Dos and Don’ts
A number of States, including Switzerland, have enacted blocking statutes which may hinder or prevent the taking of evidence
GDPR and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act: the impact on sports organisations and businesses in Switzerland
We focus on compliance and the responsibilities of the data controller under the incoming GDPR and the (revised) DPA.