This Practice Note explains the phenomenon of ‘cryptoassets’, namely assets which are issued using distributed ledger technology, alternatively known...
Produced in partnership with James Brockhurst of Forsters
Digital assets can survive incapacity or death. Anyone who owns a digital device or has an online account should have a plan for dealing with that...
Produced in partnership with Kerry Bornman of 3 Stone Buildings, Erin Hitchens of XXIV Old Buildings and Robert Avis of Charles Russell Speechlys
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the UK on 25 May 2018 and it applies to persons/organisations that handle...
The executor is likely to have the power to access the deceased’s computer pursuant to their powers and duties as administrator, including those set...
Who do the emails in the inbox belong to?The court considered this question in the recent case of Fairstar Heavy Transport NV v Adkins where a...
Considerations in respect of the deceased person's estateAlthough there are certain assets which do not require a grant of probate or...