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Private Client weekly highlights—7 January 2021

Published on: 07 January 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—7 January 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020—what does this mean for Private Client lawyers?
  • UK-EU data flows, adequacy and regulatory changes from 1 January 2021
  • Brexit Bulletin—new and updated Brexit transition guidance published on IP completion day
  • Examining the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020
  • European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020
  • Lawyers, legal services and cross-border legal cases—Brexit transition guidance reissued on IP completion day
  • Sanctions—Brexit transition guidance reissued on IP completion day
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) The European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 and its implications for UK law; (2) Report of the Wealth Tax Commission on a proposed wealth tax; (3) The Resolution Foundation’s call for tax policy to address wealth disparity; (4) HMRC v Stephen Warshaw, in which the UT confirmed that preference shares were ordinary share capital for tax purposes; (5) The UK’s surprise move to replace DAC 6 regulations with OECD Mandatory Disclosure Rules; (6) Updated Brexit transition guidance from the DWP on benefits and pensions of UK nationals living in the EEA or Switzerland; (7) A Court of Protection decision which considered the circumstances when proceedings should continue to be heard in private or whether they should be heard in public with a transparency order; (8) HMRC v Rialas, in which the UT upheld the FTT decision on transfer of assets abroad regime, and (9) The OECD report on Taxation and Philanthropy. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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