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Issue 2 focuses on modern families and vulnerable clients. We look beyond the traditional ‘cookie-cutter family’ and explore the rights of cohabitees in England and Wales, and estate planning for younger generations in Canada. The Caribbean and Latin America forms our regional focus, and we speak to STEP's new worldwide Chair.

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The Chancellor’s Spring Budget coincided with a challenging set of global circumstances. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank just days prior emphasised the need for economic confidence, investment, and growth here in the United Kingdom

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The Social and Economic Benefits of Trusts

Trusts have a longstanding tradition under English Common Law. This report draws together existing evidence and research about how trusts are used for wider societal benefit, and impact every facet of society.

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Industry News

The Cayman Islands government has gazetted seven amendment Bills extending the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority's (CIMA’s) enforcement regime to many more types of supervised bodies.


UK television presenter Gary Lineker has won the first round of his dispute with HMRC over his off-payroll working arrangements with the BBC and BT Sport.


The Court of Appeal for Ontario (the Court of Appeal) has upheld the decision of the province’s Superior Court of Justice (the Superior Court) that ruled a grantor’s powers of attorney (POAs) invalid...

STEP Annual Review 2021/22

Read the 2021/22 Annual Review for an insight into what STEP has achieved over the year.