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Private Client weekly highlights—17 October 2019

Published on: 17 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—17 October 2019
  • In this issue:
  • LexTalk®Private Client: a Lexis®PSL community
  • Collaborate and network with a community of expert lawyers
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK and EU announce a new Brexit deal
  • Continental Shift: No-deal Brexit & the law
  • Scottish Appeal Court delays decision on a petition seeking to ensure the Prime Minister requests an extension to Article 50 withdrawal period
  • No statutory protection for EU citizens the event of a no-deal Brexit, research shows
  • More than 1.5 million granted immigration status under EU Settlement Scheme
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) The legal implications of a no-deal Brexit and the impact of Brexit on UK devolution; (2) The Supreme Court decision in Routier v HMRC on IHT exemptions for gifts to non-UK charities; (3) The new OTS report on tax for individuals at key life events; (4) West v RCC in which the FTT calls for change to strict application of unauthorised payments rules to victims of pension scams; (5) The fascinating case of High Commissioner for Pakistan in the United Kingdom v Prince Mukarram Jah, His Exalted Highness The 8th Nizam of Hyderabad which discussed several trust law, public international law and evidential issues, and (6) BGC Brokers LP and other companies v Tradition (UK) Ltd, a High Court decision which held that privilege for ‘without prejudice’ documents was lost when they were included in a settlement agreement. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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