Our Spotlights are concise, expert-authored updates giving you the information and guidance you need to address the practical impact of recent case law, legislation and practice developments
Those trusts deemed to be a Financial Institution under FATCA need to have completed the registration process with the IRS before 31 December 2014. We recommend that you register by 25 October to ensure sanctions are not applied.
The 72nd Update to the CPR came into force on 22 April 2014. Amongst other things, the rules were amended to clarify the courts’ costs management powers and the cases to which costs management will now apply.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2014 Private Client Section membership, Katie Scott looks at financial applications in the Court of Protection, including issues around joint property, capacity evidence and court costs
These 12 regional evening seminars provide a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice in ADR, elderly client, recent case law and statutes, and taxation
Leading commentator Lesley King analyses the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice
Lesley looks at the cases of Loring v Woodland Trust (on the meaning of ’unused nil rate’ in a will) and Cooper v Earl of Cardigan (guidance on circumstances in which the court will assist trustees in making ‘momentous’ decisions).
Doorstep crime is an increasing problem, especially for vulnerable adults and the elderly. Ruth Andrews explains what it is, and how practitioners can spot the warning signs and help protect vulnerable clients