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Alberto Perez Cedillo

DAC in the game


A new European directive seeks to boost transparency and to tackle what it sees as aggressive cross-border tax planning, by placing reporting obligations on intermediaries and taxpayers. Alberto Perez Cedillo explains

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A place in the sun


Angharad Lynn looks at the issues involved when succession planning for clients with homes abroad

Alberto Perez Cedillo

On the borders


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

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Regime change

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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


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

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Domicile effect


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


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


Changing the channel


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

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