Recent Features and Opinion


Trust issues: witnessing wills and changes to the Trusts Register


Lesley King considers the recent changes to the Trusts Register and a legislation update, validating wills made via videoconference since 31 January 2020.

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Move on


In the next in our series on removing fiduciaries, Henrietta Mason explains how to remove trustees and executors against their will

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Updated practice note: trust corporations


On 22 April 2020, we updated our practice note on trust corporations.


My trust investments are losing value - what do I do now?


In this current climate, many trust investments are quickly losing value. Laurence Daly, financial planner at Tavistock, explains six things trustees should be considering now to manage beneficiary expectations and maintain a healthy risk profile.


How will the 5AMLD impact trustees?


Neil Jones of Tavistock Law provides a look at changes to non-resident capital gains tax and how the EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) impacts trustees.


Back to basics: Nil-rate band discretionary trusts


Lesley King looks at the matters to consider when dealing with an estate where the will creates a nil-rate band discretionary trust

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Making an exit

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Henrietta Mason and Holly Miéville-Hawkins present a practical guide to removing fiduciary trustees when they retire or lose mental capacity

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Red flags


Mariel Stringer-Fehlow outlines her tips and practical advice for trustees on spotting the early warning signs of a matter turning contentious, using four common scenarios

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