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 Netherlands' law creating a partially public register of company beneficial ownership is expected to come into effect on 1 July, following the adoption on 23 June by the Dutch Parliament's Upper House of a Bill implementing the EU Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD).
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25/06/2020
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
The common law spouse of the Nova Scotia gunman responsible for a mass shooting in April 2020 has renounced her right to administer his estate, initially valued at CAD1.2 million.
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24/06/2020
Last week the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed its final parliamentary stages and is now waiting for royal assent.
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22/06/2020