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Private Client weekly highlights—12 December 2019

Published on: 12 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—12 December 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Brexit poses a threat to migrants’ fundamental rights, Council of Europe warns
  • Trusts
  • Interaction between constructive trusts and section 2(1) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989
  • Court of Protection
  • Court of Protection takes decision on living arrangements pending further hearings before the court
  • Family businesses and ownership structures
  • Information Commissioner’s Office launch data protection hub for small businesses
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Private Client weekly highlights includes: (1) Analysis of Kahrmann v Harrison-Morgan on the interaction between constructive trusts and s 2(1) Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989; (2) The implications for pension schemes of the Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019; (3) A ‘highly unusual’ decision by the court to grant administrators permission to remove the sole director of eight wholly–owned subsidiary SPVs and appoint new directors in his place, without the need to comply with the requirements of the Companies Act 2006, and (4) Analysis of AP v JP, in which the court held that a marriage was void in the absence of a Gender Recognition Certificate. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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