STEP UK News Digest wrap-up – fourth quarter 2015 top stories

Will disputes and tax matters, often involving property, were at the forefront of our readers’ minds, according to the top ten news items from the UK. Here they are again: Lost challenge to will costs litigant dearly: A Berkshire woman who lost her legal challenge to her natural father’s will may have to pay legal… Read More STEP UK News Digest wrap-up – fourth quarter 2015 top stories

STEP International News Digest wrap-up – fourth quarter 2015 top stories

Readers of our STEP International News Digests showed a marked interest in the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard (CRS) during the fourth quarter of 2015. In case you missed them, here are the top ten items: Barclays fined heavily for due diligence failure: The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays Bank GBP72 million for… Read More STEP International News Digest wrap-up – fourth quarter 2015 top stories

STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – December 2015

Since my last statement we have seen changes on the England and Wales Regional Committee with the retirement of Keith Dudley, George Lyall, Gary Killmister and Carol Cummins. I would like to acknowledge their collective contributions over the years – especially Keith and George who have been so integrally involved in the development of STEP… Read More STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – December 2015