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Private Client weekly highlights—14 October 2021

Published on: 14 October 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—14 October 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 11 October 2021
  • Trusts
  • Trustee’s power to settle under Trustee Act 1925 identified within Shari’a investment structure (Golden Belt 1 Sukuk Company)
  • Court of Protection
  • Court of Protection finds it to be in best interests of woman with schizoaffective disorder to have Caesarean section and to be restrained during the procedure if necessary
  • UK taxes for Private Client
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) Golden Belt 1 Sukuk Company, in which the court held that the trustee had power under the Trustee Act 1925 to compromise a claim in relation to a Shari’a investment structure; (2) HMRC has published new guidance detailing how it deals with taxpayers who are involved in tax avoidance, tax evasion or repeated insolvency; (3) The Chartered Governance Institute has published model terms of reference for charities’ remuneration committees; (4) HMRC v Fisher, where the Court of Appeal found that shareholders were ‘quasi-transferors’ under the transfer of assets abroad rules; (5) In the matter of the Piedmont and Riviera Trusts, in which the Royal Court in Jersey has declined to follow a recent decision of the Bermuda court on the role of protectors, and (6) Predictions for the Autumn Budget and Finance Bill. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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