The EU General Data Protection Regulation magnifies the data privacy obligations of deputies and attorneys in relation to donors and people lacking mental capacity. Craig Ward provides a guide to the new requirements
Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up hers below
Stephanie David rounds up the key developments in mental capacity law, including the retrospective approval of gifts and choosing a litigation friend
Charlotte Pisuto addresses the practical implications of obtaining a refund for a registered enduring or lasting power of attorney from the Office of the Public Guardian
A professional deputy is under a duty to protect P from financial abuse and spending unwisely, but when does this become overprotectiveness? Using practical examples, Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Asha Beswetherick explain how you can navigate this increasingly fine line
The recent Court of Protection decision in The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications  EWCOP 10 has significant implications for both attorneys acting under lasting powers of attorney and for solicitors who draft them. David Rees QC explains
The law relating to mental capacity in Jersey is set for a shake-up in April, when a new act comes into force to assist those who no longer have capacity to deal with their affairs. Victoria Grogan runs through the legislation’s talking points
The Financial Conduct Authority has called for lasting powers of attorney to be fully digitised to make them easier to apply for. Dawn Joughlin argues that the proposals will only leave vulnerable people at risk of fraud and abuse.