STEP Journal: March 2018 - Full Issue

Thursday, 01 March 2018
STEP Journal: March 2018 - Full Issue

Welcome to the March 2018 issue of the STEP Journal

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Welcome, everyone, to the March edition of the STEP Journal, which has a Caribbean and Latin America regional focus and a topical focus on complex families.
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B Corp certification and benefit corporation legislation are emphasising business as a force for good, explain Gina M Pereira and Julie Wynne
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Entry is now open for the STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19
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John Read reports on our 2017 Member Satisfaction Survey, and takes a look at STEP’s plans for 2018.
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The routes to STEP membership are changing and becoming standardised
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Jenni Hutchinson explores the role of mentoring in professional development, including insight from STEP’s Employer Partners.
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Sheena Grattan examines how perpetuities and accumulation differ between Northern Ireland and England and Wales structures.
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Helen Swire reviews the drive towards greater transparency and tax reform occurring across much of Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Anthony Partridge and Fraser Allister examine the Cayman Islands’ new foundation company legislation.
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An overview of how trust drafting in the Caribbean should evolve with worldwide societal changes. By Heather L Thompson.
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Pedro Ramírez Mota-Velasco and Montserrat Tapia summarise the Mexican Supreme Court’s recent ruling on compensation in a divorce.
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Why Cayman Islands trusts law may hold the answer for trustees grappling with Pugachev. By Carlos de Serpa Pimentel, Sally Peedom and Esmond Brown.
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There are issues in the legal framework around the disposition of human remains in England and Wales, Gavin Faber explains.
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In the US, medical advances around the disposition of human remains and the posthumous use of genetic material are turning the law of succession on its head. By Joshua S Rubenstein.
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Michael Rowlands discusses the law on marriage breakdown in the UAE, and how it affects expatriate children
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How practitioners can engage with complex families to respond to, and try to prevent, family disputes. By Jessica Stafford and Oliver Little.
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A bill making its way through parliament could have a big impact on how matrimonial finances are addressed post-divorce, writes Marilyn Bell.
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Paul Foster Millen and Peter Cotorceanu detail when and why FATCA responsible officers of Model-1 IGA sponsors have IRS certification obligations
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Nick Hopkins, Spencer Clarke and Damien Bruneau review the Law Commission’s consultation on the law of wills, and outline the next steps
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Mary Ashley reviews the recent England and Wales High Court judgment in OH v Craven, which considered the STEP Standard Provisions.
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Practical guidance on mitigating the risk of would-be beneficiaries interfering with a client’s charitable testamentary wishes. By Constance McDonnell.
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Below is a sampler of the latest Trust Quarterly Review (volume 15, issue 4, 2017), published by STEP in association with TACT.
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By Andrew Fisher TEP

Reviewed by G Warren Whitaker
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