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  1. (R)evolution? Jean-Luc Bochatay, Alain Moreau and Guillaume Aubineau, .

    On the key provisions of the new Swiss-French convention on inheritance tax, expected to enter into force in January 2014.

  2. French traps Sophie Borenstein, .

    Tips for trustees around the world when dealing with French assets of beneficiaries. The first French modified Finance Law 2011 n°2011-900, which was published on 29 Ju…

  3. Trusts and the family business Lesley Elrick, .

    Hughes and others v Bourne and othersThe English High Court case of Hughes and others v Bourne and others [2012] EWHC 2232 (Ch) (27 July 2012) will be of interest to many…

  4. A rock, a hard stone and the unknown Bonnie Steiner, .

    Trustees duties and liabilities for operating companiesThe settlement of shares of an operating company, where the shares represent a controlling interest and the core of…

  5. 2012 case round-up Seth Cumming, .

    A selection of important trust cases in 2012Vladimir Iosifovich Slutsker v Haron Investments Ltd and Summit Trustees (Cayman) Ltd [2012] EWHC 2539 (Ch)Mr and Mrs Slutsker…