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Bureaucracy Unlikely To Stop Abuse Of Trusts
The Fourth Money Laundering Directive is more likely to provide paperwork than protection from abuse of trusts for tax evasion and terrorism says Jenny Cutts.
UK
5 Jan 2017
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RPI/CPI: RPI, Or New Chapter?
The Court of Appeal disagreed and, on the particular wording of the Rules, held that the power to switch arises only if RPI has been officially replaced.
UK
29 Dec 2016
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Wedlake Bell Responds To Plans For A Central UK Trusts Register
The global drive for greater transparency of corporate and other legal entities continues.
UK
18 Nov 2016
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Court Of Appeal Denies Barnardo's Permission To Switch From RPI To CPI
The Court of Appeal has declared that trustees of the Barnardo's pension scheme cannot switch its indexed linked payments from the Retail Price Index (RPI) to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
UK
11 Nov 2016
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BHS – The Latest Score Between Philip Green And The Pensions Regulator
Since our last update on the BHS saga, the parliamentary inquiry and public sessions run by the Business, Innovation and the Select Committee have ended and Frank Field MP, has criticised Green on his lack of willingness to reach a settlement.
UK
25 Oct 2016
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Trustee Investment Duties: Daniel v Tee
The scope of trustees' investment duties has recently been considered by the High Court in Daniel & Ors v Tee & Ors [2016] EWHC 1538 (ch), with results which will be comforting to professional trustees.
UK
25 Oct 2016
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If Trustees Fail They Will Face The Consequences!
In August 2016 the Regulator issued three £2,000 fines against an independent trustee company following their failure to produce a signed chair's statement before the statutory deadline.
UK
24 Oct 2016
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EU Proposals For A Public Register Of Trusts
Trusts in the UK have long been private structures, with information on the terms, identity of beneficiaries and trust assets only available to the settlor, trustees and certain beneficiaries.
UK
19 Aug 2016
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Do I Need A Discretionary Trust In My Will?
When it comes to writing a Will, clients very often, quite understandably, want their Will to be as simple and as straightforward as possible.
UK
20 Jan 2016
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Trusts: What Does The Future Hold?
Trusts have seen something of an attack in recent years with the imposition of higher inheritance tax charges.
UK
2 Jun 2014
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Corporate Directors – Safe Harbour For Independent Trustees?
Last year the Government sought to improve transparency and accountability in the corporate world ("Transparency and Trust discussion paper, July 2013").
UK
8 May 2014
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UK Negotiates With EU Over Public Trust Registers
The latest twist in the tale concerning the introduction of public registers of trusts in every EU country is that the UK is seeking to negotiate amendments.
UK
14 Apr 2014
13
EU Pushes Ahead With Public Registers Of Trusts
The European Parliament voted on amendments to the draft Fourth Money Laundering Directive including the issue of public registers of trusts.
European Union
21 Mar 2014
14
EU Vote Threatens The Confidentiality Of UK Trusts
The European Parliament voted on 20 February 2014 to bring trusts within the ambit of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive.
European Union
3 Mar 2014
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Hong Kong New Trust Law
With effect from 1 December 2013, Trustees in Hong Kong are now required to observe a statutory duty of care unless the Trust document provides otherwise.
Hong Kong
22 Jan 2014
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Reforms To The IHT Regime For Trusts
H.M. Revenue and Customs recently published a further consultation on the IHT regime for trusts.
UK
20 Jun 2013
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Amendment Of Takeover Code
Under amendments to the Takeover Code with effect from 20 May 2013, pension scheme trustees will be entitled to receive certain of the offer documents as well as information on the bidder's intentions on employer contributions and funding the scheme deficit.
UK
3 May 2013
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Takeover Panel Consultation – Higher Profile For Pension Scheme Trustees?
It is likely pension scheme trustees will, at last, have a formal role where a scheme’s listed participating employer is subject to a takeover bid.
UK
31 Jul 2012
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TPR's April 2012 Statement On "Funding In The Current Environment"
Trustee boards and employers for schemes with Valuation dates between September 2011 to September 2012 will need to consider TPR's April 2012 Funding Statement ("2012 Statement").
UK
28 Jun 2012
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