Spotlight on private wealth - February 2019

Published on 27 February 2019

Welcome to our new look Spotlight. Our quarterly update highlights developments in the private client world – with a focus on disputes and how to avoid them.

This edition has a decidedly digital feel; we look at how cryptoassets are taxed and blockchain in the art market. We also explore how disgruntled would-be beneficiaries can challenge a will.

If you have any feedback on this update or would like to know more about the issues covered, or anything else, get in touch.

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The big question 

Will blockchain dominate the art world in 2019? Read more.

What's new? - an update since our last edition 

  • Executors not entitled to costs of resisting removal where they acted unreasonably. Read more.
  • Plans to extend the Trust Registration Service. Read more.
  • Anti-money laundering regulations – all change in the art sector. Read more.

RPC asks

  • How are cryptoassets taxed? Read more.
  • Has a disappointed beneficiary any options? Read more.
  • Inheritance tax – is reform on the way? Read more.

And finally

  • The TerraLex asset tracing guide is here!

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