- Country-by-country reporting approved at G20
- Solicitor's insurers in Marley v Rawlings must pay heavy costs
- Colombia to increase taxes on wealthiest 1 percent
Country-by-country reporting approved at G20
The UK and 43 other countries have committed to implementing the OECD's new country-by-country reporting template by next year, forcing multinationals to disclose where their profits are made and whether they are shifted elsewhere.Read more
The commitment was made at the G20 countries' meeting at Cairns, Australia at the weekend.
Solicitor's insurers in Marley v Rawlings must pay heavy costs
The insurers of a negligent solicitor have been ordered to pay almost all the costs of both parties in the Marley v Rawlings contentious probate case.Read more
The case concerned the will of an elderly couple resident in Kent, Alfred and Maureen Rawlings, who had two natural sons and one adopted son.
Colombia to increase taxes on wealthiest 1 percent
Colombia is seeking to increase taxes on the net wealth of its richest citizens, echoing proposals of French economist Thomas Piketty.Read more
The country's Deputy Finance Minister, Andrés Escobar, announced in early September that the government plans to impose a 2.25 percent annual wealth tax on fortunes above USD4 million.
The view from Ireland
Paraic Madigan TEP has represented Ireland on STEP’s Council since 2012, an experience he has found hugely beneficial from a professional point of view.Read more >
Anyone for ping-pong?
John Harper looks at the somewhat strange outcome in the case of Re Annesley and notes how succession proceedings might change radically in the future.Read more >
Surveying the VISTA
The Virgin Islands Special Trusts Act, 2003 has been around for over ten years. Here Chris McKenzie answers some frequently asked questions about the legislation.Read more >