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Economic Crime Act 2022 – Register of Overseas Entities

August 8, 2022

On 15th March 2022, the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. According to the Government, the Act aims to tackle economic crime by delivering “transparency about who ultimately owns...

Selling your business? Consider a move to Monaco.

July 26, 2022

UK business owners, who are contemplating a sale of their business, are sometimes advised to consider leaving the UK.  Moving away (and taking up tax-residence outside the UK) opens up the possibility of mitigating the...

Death Overseas: UK Probate for French Clients

July 20, 2022

The death of a loved-one is always traumatic. However, the situation is made even worse if the death happens abroad. Druces’ French team has a track-record of helping clients who find themselves dealing with a...

Druces advises GSTechnologies on Sale of EMS Wiring Systems

July 18, 2022

Druces’ Corporate and Capital Markets team has advised GSTechnologies Ltd (“GST”), in connection with an agreement to sell its subsidiary, EMS Wiring Systems Pte. Ltd (“EMS”), to EMS Chairman, Raphael Teo (“RT”). The binding agreement,...

Buying High-Value Property in France

July 15, 2022

Druces’ Private Wealth team is known for its specialism in French law. The team includes French- qualified and French-speaking experts who assist clients with a range of inheritance, tax and property work. French law specialists...