Withers makes 3 partner hires in the US
International law firm Withers has added three partners to its US practice. One is an expert trust and estates, whilst two ...
Stepping around the corporate veil: Prest in action: M v M
Following the judgment of the Supreme Court in Prest v Petrodel last year, other cases are coming to light including M ...
Huge potential for professional trustee services in the UK - research
There is significant scope in the UK for financial advisers to increase their recommendations to use professional trustee services, according to ...
UHNW family's misgivings over the next generation - Smith & Williamson survey
Half of ultra-high net worth (UHNW) families have misgivings about passing wealth to the next generation according to new research conducted ...
Credit Suisse closing its trust business in Switzerland
Credit SuisseTrust is closing its trust business in Geneva and Zurich with the loss of up to 50 jobs.
Nazi art hoard serves as a lesson from history, says lawyer
A leading solicitor says the discovery of a £1 billion hoard of art looted by the Nazis serves as an important ...
Rise in 'grey divorces' means tax planning vital, Baker Tilly advises
As populations age and societal norms change over time there has been an increase in the numbers of divorces in later ...
The rising significance of charitable foundations - a Hong Kong perspective
Hong Kong based Richard Norridge from law firm Herbert Smith Freehills looks at the reasons, aside from personal philanthropic goals, for ...
Man City boss is latest to register image rights in Guernsey
The manager of Manchester City Manuel Pellegrini is the latest sports star applied to register his image rights in Guernsey.
UK sees rise of new generation of philanthropists
Despite the myth that philanthropy is primarily for the wealthy, a quarter of Britons are involved in philanthropy. Philanthropy is much ...