International and cross-border private client

Recent Features and Opinion

Alberto Perez Cedillo

On the borders

2019-05-14T00:00:00+01:00By

Alberto Perez Cedillo presents his highlights of this year’s Private Client Section Cross border conference

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Regime change

2019-02-12T00:00:00+00:00By ,

Many European countries have marital property regimes which govern the ownership of property between spouses. While there are no such regimes in the UK, new EU regulations will still affect British couples with property abroad. Nicole Gallop Mildon and Álvaro Aznar Azcárate explain

Dan Harris

Back to basics: Drafting wills for overseas jurisdictions

2018-11-06T00:08:00+00:00By

Daniel Harris recaps the main legal issues affecting the writing of wills to cover cross-border assets

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Domicile effect

2018-02-16T14:39:00+00:00By

Government proposals for the taxation of non-domiciled individuals who have been long-term UK residents have been scrapped, reversed and postponed, leading to a whirlwind of changes taking effect retrospectively from 6 April 2017. Annie Bouch outlines some of the key changes

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Lay of the land

2018-02-14T14:28:00+00:00By

Land transaction tax, the first new Welsh tax in 800 years, is set to replace stamp duty land tax in Wales from 1 April 2018. Andrew Evans explains how it will work in practice

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Changing the channel

2018-02-14T00:00:00+00:00By

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

Yasmin Metcalfe

Standard fare

2017-08-08T00:00:00+01:00By

Over 100 countries have signed up for the Common Reporting Standard to automatically exchange tax information. But in a complex international tax regime, what is the solicitor’s role? Yasmin Metcalfe outlines the main principles of the standard

Alberto Perez Cedillo

Cross purposes

2017-05-09T00:00:00+01:00By

Alberto Perez Cedillo reports back from the latest Cross Border Conference, held at the Law Society in March

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