- Colombia and Panama to settle 'blacklisting' dispute
- UK charity regulator to gain disqualification powers against 'unfit' trustees
- Juan Domingo Perón’s heir initiates legal action to recover legacy
Colombia and Panama to settle 'blacklisting' dispute
Colombia has agreed to remove Panama from its 'blacklist' of non-cooperative territories, in return for Panama's undertaking to negotiate a tax information exchange deal.Read more
The blacklisting, imposed earlier this month, was done as part of a routine annual updating exercise by the Colombian authorities.
UK charity regulator to gain disqualification powers against 'unfit' trustees
The government has published a draft Protection of Charities Bill giving the Charity Commission powers to disqualify charity trustees it considers to be unfit, and to shut down a charity for misconduct or mismanagement.Read more
The commission, which regulates charities in England and Wales, complained in September 2013 that its statutory powers are not strong enough to enable it to take effective action.
Juan Domingo Perón’s heir initiates legal action to recover legacy
Antonio Mario Rotundo has started civil and criminal proceedings against the bank, Banco Ciudad of Buenos Aires, to recover the legacy that three-times Argentine President, Juan Domingo Perón, left him.Read more
Perón, who was President between 1946 and 1955, left a legacy valued at USD1 billion to Rotundo, who was one of his collaborators during his exile in Madrid, Spain.
Trial and clerical error
Amanda Edwards examines the courts’ approach to rectifying clerical errors in wills.Read more >
Chris Keightley-Pugh on the administration of estates and the probate system in Gibraltar.Read more >
Leading the herd
Tim Cartwright provides a snapshot of the year’s regulatory and economic developments in Jersey, aimed at ensuring the island remains a leader in the offshore field.Read more >