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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Leaving Property In Another Country

Being able to leave your property to whoever you wish is regarded as an essential freedom in this country. Not necessarily so elsewhere. However, a new EU Succession Regulation, which takes effect on 17th August 2015, offers unprecedented estate planning opportunities for UK investors who own real estate in other EU countries. Broadly speaking, when […]

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What Options Should Employers Have In Relation To Holiday Pay?

In an article first published by Lexis Nexis on 26 November 2014, Rachel Mathieson of Druces LLP’s Employment team considers employers’ options as to holiday pay. What should be included when calculating holiday pay? The Working Time Directive 2003/88/EC, art 7 (WTD) leaves member states to determine how a worker’s holiday pay should be calculated. […]

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Update On Registration Of Tenants’ Deposits For Residential Tenancies

Did you buy-to-let, are you a landlord of residential property, and have you registered your tenant’s deposit? The Deregulation Act 2015 received the Royal Assent on 26 March 2015, and while some provisions are yet to come into force, some came into force immediately. One of the features of the Act covers the obligation on […]

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The Court Of Appeal Lifts Stay On Liquidator’s Claim In Saad Group Insolvency

In an article first published in the April edition of the The In-House Lawyer, Julian Johnstone considers the law applicable to cross-border trusts in the context of the winding up of the Saad Group, substantial Middle-Eastern investment vehicle. The case is of general application to cross-border trusts and the validity of trusts in insolvency situations.

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