STEP puts CRS, transparency and public registers under the SIG spotlight

STEP hosted its annual Special Interest Group (SIG) Spotlight Sessions on 14 November in London, a day comprising six conference streams. SIGs provide opportunities for members to connect and advance their focused area of practice. I attended the International Client SIG session, which focused on the needs of practitioners serving international clients with complex planning… Read More STEP puts CRS, transparency and public registers under the SIG spotlight

French trust register goes live to public on 30 June

France has taken the unprecedented decision to put its register of trusts online and freely accessible this week. From 30 June the French trusts register can be accessed by using a number of search criteria, including the name of the trust, or identity of the trustee, settlor or beneficiaries. France obtained this information as trustees of… Read More French trust register goes live to public on 30 June