Guernsey proposes changes to Electronic Transactions Law
The Guernsey government has made a proposal to enact an ordinance to enhance the framework under The Electronic Transactions (Guernsey) Law, ...
EU adopts tougher rules on money laundering
The European Council has adopted a new anti-money laundering directive introducing new criminal law provisions which will disrupt and block access ...
SRA responds to UK Government's no deal Brexit technical notice
The UK Government has published a technical notice, which covers how professions and services will be regulated in the event of ...
Heterosexual civil partnerships: The tax angle
Following the news that heterosexual couples can use civil partnerships in the UK, Kingston Smith's Lynne Rowland and Mahendree Naidoo have ...
UK court rejects Unexplained Wealth Order challenge over multi-million pound property
A challenge against an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) by a wealthy banker's wife has been dismissed by the high court, meaning ...
FATF report finds Saudi Arabia need to do more to combat money laundering
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is achieving good results in fighting terrorist financing, but needs to focus more on pursuing larger ...
Hertrosexual couples allowed to enter into civil partnerships - family law sector reacts
The Prime Minister has announced at the Conservative Party 2018 conference that heterosexual couples in England & Wales will be able ...
Isle of Man opens consultation proposing draft regulations introducing civil penalties
The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation paper seeking views on the introduction of civil penalties for ...
Autumn Budget brought forward to late October as Brexit looms large
The UK Government has announced that it will publish its next Budget on Monday 29 October 2018
ONS statistics reveal divorce rates are at their lowest since 1973
Divorce rates in 2017 were the lowest since 1973, with 101,669 divorces of opposite-sex couples in England and Wales, and 338 ...