UBS hits back at 'extremely superficial' trial verdict following French tax fraud fine
UBS have hit back at what it says is an "extremely superficial, inconsistent and contradictory" court judgment that saw it fined ...
Probate fee hike: Potential implications on individuals and families
Head of probate at Thomson Snell & Passmore, Helen Stewart, looks at the impact that the proposed probate fees might have ...
Could an unsent text message override your Will?
When it comes to succession planning many individuals, together with their advisers, spend years planning and making preparations. However, at a ...
OECD seeks comments on possible solutions to tax challenges arising from digitalisation
The OECD is seeking public comments on key issues identified in a public consultation document on possible solutions to the tax ...
New powers for UK police and prosecuting authorities to access data held overseas
Legislation giving police and prosecutors the power to obtain faster access to electronic data held overseas has now become UK law
UK Government stats show trusts income has plunged by £500 million
The number of trusts and estates for which a full self-assessment (SA) are required has fallen to 156,500 in 2016-17 from ...
Switzerland to open its doors to British citizens if UK crashes out of EU with no deal
Switzerland's Federal Council has signalled its intentions to safeguard its close bilateral relations with the United Kingdom after Brexit. At its ...
Instructions for a Will: The conflict of interest issue
Wedlake Bell's Ann Stanyer looks at conflicts of interest in Will drafting in the context of taking instructions from couples at ...
How a no deal Brexit could impact divorce
Leaving the European Union (EU) with no deal could result in a divorce no longer being recognised in other EU member ...
'Death tax' scrapes through committee
The UK government's plans to increase probate fees to as much as £6,000 have been approved narrowly following a committee hearing ...