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Private Client weekly highlights—29 July 2021

Published on: 29 July 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—29 July 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • UK accession to Lugano Convention—is the door now closed?
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 26 July 2021
  • Trusts
  • TR1 declaration of trust—absence of agreement insufficient for rectification (Ralph v Ralph)
  • HM Treasury seeks views on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing regulations
  • Court of Protection
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) The implications of the EU Commission’s decision to withhold consent to the UK’s accession to Lugano Convention; (2) Ralph v Ralph, where the Court of Appeal held that an absence of agreement between joint owners of a property was insufficient to rectify the TR1 declaration of trust; (3) HM Treasury’s consultation on amendments to the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017; (4) The Department for Work and Pensions launch of a consultation on ‘Shaping future support: the health and disability green paper’; (5) The Charity Commission’s response to the BEIS audit and corporate governance consultation; (6) Re Shanavazi, which held that the English courts have jurisdiction under section 3 of the Children Act 1989 to authorise a parent to consent to a sale of jointly-held inherited foreign property on behalf of a minor, and (7) Dixon Coles and Gill (a firm) v Right Reverend, Nicholas Baines, Bishop of Leeds, which held that innocent co-trustees were not to be treated as party to frauds committed by another partner. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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