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Explore STEP’s Digital Assets Hub, where we have pulled together fresh news, features and resources to keep you up to date with the latest digital assets developments.

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Liz Skinner discusses the Digital Assets Special Interest Group's focus on the QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten's estate, during last month's Special Interest Spotlight Sessions.

Philanthropy Advisors Group winners

Congratulations to Herbert Smith Freehills for winning Philanthropy Team of the Year at the Private Client Awards!

STEP Australia Conference

The conference programme provides an unparalleled opportunity to broaden your knowledge and network with Australian trust and estate practitioners. Queensland, 4-6 June 2023.

The Informed Trustee

The Informed Trustee equips trustees with the knowledge needed to be successful charity board members.

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Setting Standards

Our Codes of Professional Conduct set out the ethical and professional standards our members should uphold.

Read the latest STEP Journal

Issue 6 of the STEP Journal delves into the complex world of technology and digital assets; from NFTs and social media to mental capacity and digital footprints. This issue also shines a spotlight on Europe, exploring the latest developments in taxation and cross-border planning.

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Meeting the Needs of Modern families

This STEP research project offers insight on the families our members advise and their wealth and succession planning needs. With thanks to our sponsors, TMF Group.

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As the 31 January 2023 deadline approaches for the registration of foreign ownership of UK property on the country’s register of overseas entities, it has been noted that overseas entities that...

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A 'failure to prevent fraud' offence is to be added to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill currently being debated in the House of Commons, Minister of State for Security Tom Tugendhat...

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Brazil’s Law 14,478 of 2022 was published on December 22, 2022 in the Official Gazette (Diário Oficial da União). The law enacts increased regulation of the cryptocurrency market and adds penalties...

STEP Annual Review 2021/22

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

Russia-Ukraine conflict

STEP's statement on Ukraine, what you need to know about sanctions and members' responsibilities.