Modernising Lasting Powers of Attorneys in England and Wales

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) have jointly initiated a project to modernise the process of making and registering lasting powers of attorney (LPAs), which may include an element of digitisation. They will be collaborating on a series of scoping events, roundtables and surveys to obtain research that… Read More Modernising Lasting Powers of Attorneys in England and Wales

Invitation to members – LPA discretionary investment clauses

The England & Wales Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) published an update in September 2015 providing guidance on financial lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) and how attorneys can delegate investment management decisions to a discretionary investment manager. Under this guidance an attorney can appoint a bank or an IFA to act on their behalf to… Read More Invitation to members – LPA discretionary investment clauses