Trusts

Recent Features and Opinion

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Trust issues: witnessing wills and changes to the Trusts Register

2020-09-17T20:21:00+01:00By

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

2020-08-11T00:00:00+01:00By

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

2020-04-23T17:15:00+01:00

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

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

2020-04-08T09:39:00+01:00

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.

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How will the 5AMLD impact trustees?

2020-02-28T11:28:00+00:00

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.

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Back to basics: Nil-rate band discretionary trusts

2019-11-12T00:00:00+00:00By

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

2019-11-12T00:00:00+00:00By ,

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

2019-08-06T00:02:00+01:00By

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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