Private Wealth

The Overseas Entities Bill and the People of Significant Control (PSC) register

By Harry Pattihis

The Overseas Entities Bill was put forward in 2016, in response to the introduction of the People of Significant Control (PSC) register.   The current PSC register was created as…

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The Wisdom of a Will

By Andrew Fishman

Last year it was revealed that three in five adults in the UK have not made a Will, according to research conducted by Canada Life. Despite the losses that have…

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Reminder of temporary changes to late Capital Gains Tax filing penalties and SDLT holiday

By Harry Pattihis

CGT · On 6 April 2020, the deadlines for reporting and paying Capital Gains Tax for the disposal of UK residential property changed. · HMRC announced that between 6 April…

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Change in deadlines for filing and paying CGT on the disposal of UK property

By Alicia Pattihis

· From 6 April 2020, HMRC changed the deadlines for filing and paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for a disposal of an interest in a UK property. · The changes…

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No guidelines detailing that income needs are determined by making a term order

By Philip Ross

On the 12 May 2017, Mostyn J dismissed a husband’s (H) appeal against a clean break order in the sum of £4.25 million after a short marriage lasting less than…

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European Court of Human Rights emphasises necessity for court to adequately comply with obligations under Article 8

By Georgina Kyriacou

The European Court of Human Rights has concluded that a Hungarian father’s (F’s) rights under Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights were breached. After F made more…

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Increase in pessimism towards personal finance since brexit

By Arthur Fernandes

A new survey of over 2,000 British adults by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 and ComRes say almost 1 in 5 British adults think their personal financial situation will…

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