Germany has unexpectedly decided not to extend the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (DAC6) deadlines for disclosure of cross-border tax planning arrangements.
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09/07/2020
The Court of Appeal of British Columbia has upheld a so-called “secret trust” that overruled the rules of intestacy under the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (SBC 2009), as well as severing a joint tenancy (Bergler v Odenthal, 2020 BCCA 175).
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07/07/2020
Single family offices (SFOs) conducting securities investment business in the Cayman Islands are soon to be regulated under the Securities Investment Business Law (SIBL), the Cayman Ministry of Financial Services has announced.
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06/07/2020
The England and Wales High Court (EWHC) has upheld the Crown Prosecution Services' (CPS’) decision not to prosecute three people accused of fraudulently securing the estate of Reginald Atkins and attempting to defraud HMRC.
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06/07/2020
A separated spouse is entitled to claim for interim maintenance payments in one UK jurisdiction while divorce proceedings are pursued in another, the UK Supreme Court has ruled in Villiers v Villiers (2020 UKSC 30).
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02/07/2020
As of June 2020, Malta requires companies to make annual reports confirming the ultimate beneficial ownership of their shares, and has given the Registrar of Companies (the Registrar) significant new powers to check the accuracy of these reports.
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02/07/2020
Mexican legal entities must now submit a notice to the Federal Taxpayers Registry (Registro Federal de Contribuyentes, RFC), informing the RFC of partners or shareholders leaving or joining the company.
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01/07/2020
John and Brenda Archibald have established their claim to a share of the beneficial ownership of a house bought in the joint names of their late mother and their sister, Patsy Alexander, more than 20 years ago.
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29/06/2020
From 29 June, Cayman Island companies classed as ‘registered persons’ will be exempted from the beneficial ownership reporting obligations imposed by the Companies Law or the Limited Liability Companies Law.
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29/06/2020
The UK has delayed implementation of the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (DAC6) on compulsory reporting of cross-border tax arrangements.
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25/06/2020