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25 April 2018

El proyecto de ley aprobado la semana pasada por el Congreso de la República en relación con la prohibición legal del derecho al reclamo de la herencia de un familiar, ha expandido sus categorías para incluir familiares específicos que hayan incurrido en acciones violentas o abusivas hacia dicho familiar.

24 April 2018

A Bill approved last week by the Congress of the Republic has expanded the categories of people legally forbidden from the right of inheritance from a relative to include specified family members found to be violent or abusive to said relative.

23 April 2018

The Privy Council has handed down judgment in Investec Trust (Guernsey) v Glenalla Properties (2018 UKPC 7), concerning the personal liability of trustees for loans they had made to some offshore companies.

23 April 2018

A Calcutta-born businessman who moved to London in 2003 was still domiciled in England at the time of his death in December 2015, even though he was then living in India, the England and Wales High Court has ruled.

19 April 2018

A request by trust beneficiaries for more information about the trust cannot be dismissed by the trustees' mere say-so that they already have enough, the England and Wales High Court has ruled.

19 April 2018

Cayman Islands investment funds must, from 1 June, appoint natural persons as their anti-money laundering (AML) reporting officers, rather than delegating their AML functions to corporate bodies.

17 April 2018

A recent judgment in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has concluded that neither a retroactive child support claim nor a spousal support claim can be applied to a deceased’s estate, in the case of Stalzer v Stalzer, 2018 ABQB 191.

16 April 2018

A court in France has issued a freezing order against the French assets of the late popular rhythm singer, Johnny Hallyday.

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