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Wealth, Health and Inheritance Briefing

October 2021 edition Welcome to the October issue of the Wealth, Health and Inheritance briefing. The Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners has just published a report on digital assets that highlights their growing prevalence, and the difficulties that can occur in accessing them. In this issue we look at...

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Wills go virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided challenges for everyone, with technology proving to be an answer to some of the problems that we have faced. Will drafters have grappled with difficulties over the execution (signing) of Wills in front of the requisite two witnesses, especially when the country was in complete...

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Changes to capital gains tax payment rules imminent

Changes to the capital gains tax (CGT) payment rules which have been described as “seismic” come into effect on 6 April 2020 and could cause the owners of some residential property to fall foul of the new rules. From 6 April anyone who disposes of a residential property giving rise...

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5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and trusts

The technical consultation In our last post about the effect of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD) on trusts we looked at the requirement for trusts with tax consequences to register with the Trusts Registration Service (TRS), how this was to be extended to express trusts without tax consequences...

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Trusts and the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

There has been some publicity in the media recently about the effect on trusts of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD). Much about the impact of the 5th AMLD remains unclear at present while we await a government technical consultation which has been promised for the early part of...

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Wealth, Health and Inheritance Briefings

Wealth, Health and Inheritance Briefing

Welcome to our Wealth, Health and Inheritance Briefing.

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