As emerging markets continue to grow in prominence, and individuals whose wealth is self-made seek more freedom from red tape, where does the role of the private client lawyer sit? This year’s Legal Week Private Client Forum will address global shifts in the distribution of wealth.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 28 August 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client
The Government has published the Children and Families Bill which includes provisions aimed at supporting working parents in balancing home and work life. Bakers discusses how the Bill will affect shared parental leave and pay, antenatal appointments and the right to request flexible working.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 05 March 2013 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
Chaired by Joshua Rubenstein, the inaugural Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas will unite the most senior private client lawyers from North America, Central and South America to address key issues facing private client practitioners. This brochure details the confirmed speakers and sessions.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 30 November 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client
In the wake of the global economic downturn, family businesses are faced with having to revise their business strategies in an effort to maintain longevity and mitigate economic challenges. Habib Al Mulla provides practical advice on how family businesses survive in the current economic climate.
Law Firm: Habib Al Mulla & Company | Published: 23 October 2012 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
Estates and international private wealth structures are becoming ever more complex. The guide from Herbert Smith is intended to provide private clients, business people and lawyers with concise information on trusts, estates and probate issues in key private wealth centres across Asia.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 October 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client
The Special Labour Protection Regulations for Female Employees, which took effect on 28 April 2012, increases the length of standard maternity leave in the PRC from 90 days to 98 days. Simmons & Simmons discuss the changes in further detail, including the allowances to be provided during that leave.
Law Firm: Simmons & Simmons | Published: 14 September 2012 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
On 9 July 2012, the UK Government launched its latest assault in its attempts to reduce net migration to the UK from the hundreds to the tens of thousands by 2015, by announcing an overhaul of the rules governing family migration. Macfarlanes provides an overview of the major changes.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 03 September 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client
The key to enduring wealth planning structures is the separation of the economic enjoyment of wealth from its control. Private trust companies have emerged as a key component of many wealth planning strategies, principally because families can retain much closer control of their underlying wealth.
Law Firm: Collas Crill | Published: 20 July 2012 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
This guide from Collas Crill looks at estate planning trends in Asia, as well as trends in the West which can have an impact upon Asian clients. Against this backdrop, there is a range of practical estate planning solutions from basic wills and life insurance through to private trust companies.
Law Firm: Collas Crill | Published: 16 July 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client
The Government's change to the inheritance tax legislation provided a reduced rate of IHT to the estate of those people who leave at least 10% of their net estate to charity. Mishcon de Reya outline the thinking behind this significant change and how it's likely to affect the charity sector.
Law Firm: Mishcon de Reya | Published: 17 February 2012 | Practice Area: Charities
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