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UK Property Market Update – 13 May 2020
As countries around the world are easing their lock-down restrictions, the housing market is re-starting in England.
Where there’s a Will there’s a Way: New Zealand taking steps to legally manage COVID
The past few weeks have seen countries react in different ways to the usually simple act of making a will.
Powers of Attorney: Cross-border considerations
Powers of attorney (PoA) have existed for centuries, as a useful mechanism of delegating powers to others
Lockdown Lowdown (Part 1): What Trusted Advisors Need to Know
The question for trusted advisors is how to go about “business as usual” in the current environment
A Brave New World: Economic Substance
With offices in London, Geneva and Zurich, we are well placed to provide integrated advice on the Economic Substance Laws.
Victory for Veuve Clicquot in dispute over its distinctive orange labels
Corks were surely popping at the HQ of MHCS after the Court's decision that Veuve Clicquot's labels had been infringed.
COVID-19: Charity Update
COVID-19 has placed charities and not-for-profits under financial pressure, yet their role is more important than ever.
Time for resilience, reflection and re-building focus
Although estate planning may not be your first focus at this time, the current circumstances offer a time for reflection.
Grounded? ‘Exceptional circumstances’ and the UK tax residence test
HMRC have updated their guidance on the UK’s Statutory Residence Test in light of the temporary grounding of individuals due to Covid-19.
Options to defer or waive Swiss tax during the health crisis
The Geneva State Council has announced extraordinary tax measures in relation to the current health crisis.
The Generous Chancellor
In his first Budget, Rishi Sunak mastered the art of pleasing many different voters