- Hong Kong and Macao ‘vulnerable to money laundering’
- Ilott fails in attempt to improve on GBP50,000 reasonable provision award
- Constitutional Court of Colombia debates same-sex marriage
Hong Kong and Macao ‘vulnerable to money laundering’
More than a third of Hong Kong and Macao firms have experienced money laundering in some form – three times more than regional and global averages, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).Read more
The survey polled 201 executives in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao.
Ilott fails in attempt to improve on GBP50,000 reasonable provision award
The England and Wales High Court has refused to increase the GBP50,000 awarded to Heather Ilott from her estranged mother's estate under the 1975 family provision legislation.Read more
Mrs Ilott was awarded the sum in 2011 in the England and Wales Court of Appeal.
Constitutional Court of Colombia debates same-sex marriage
Gay couples' fight for their right to marry is gaining more and more awareness in Latin America. One of the most talked about cases in recent weeks has taken place in Colombia, where an official has refused to marry a gay couple, forcing the country's Constitutional Court to debate on the matter.Read more
Tell me, where did you sleep last night?
Richard Frimston explains why residence can be habit-formingRead more >
FATCA: UK trusts under the UK/US IGA
George Hodgson explains why all UK trusts and trustees urgently need to consider the position of the trusts they administer, reflecting work by STEP, The Law Society of E…Read more >
Web exclusive: Canada axes immigrant trust exemption
The Canadian federal budget was delivered on 11 February 2014 and has brought to an end a tax-planning opportunity for wealthy individuals, explains Michael CadeskyRead more >