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British Columbia: Wills, Estates and Succession Act will come into force March 31, 2014

New probate rules and the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) will come into force officially on March 31, 2014.

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Victoria (Australia): Succession Law Reform Act

Victoria (Australia): Succession Law Reform Act

Submissions for this inquiry closed on 28 March 2013. Submissions will be published on this site in...

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UK: Draft Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill

Draft Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill

Overview

Introduction

Consultation on the draft Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill. This Bill gives...

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NSW: Publication of probate notices on the Online Registry

From Monday 21 January 2013, all probate notices must be published on the Online Registry website.

 

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Fiscal Cliff and Federal Estate Tax

The tax compromise between President Obama and the Congress that avoided the fiscal cliff in early January maintained the $5million estate tax and...

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Germany rejects tax treaty with Switzerland concerning tax evasion

The German Upper House of Parliament has rejected a tax treaty designed to legalize undeclared assets held by German nationals in Swiss banks. The...

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Obama Care’s Impact on Permanent Residents and Expatriates

On November 6, 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected president of the U.S. and the democrats recaptured the Senate. The election results effectively...

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Commission refers Germany to the Court of Justice for discriminatory inheritance tax provisions

The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the EU's Court of Justice because of its legislation on inheritance and gift tax allowances....

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Commission refers Germany to the Court of Justice for discriminatory inheritance tax provisions

The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the EU's Court of Justice because of its legislation on inheritance and gift tax allowances....

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Succession regulation published and will apply from 17 August 2015

Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement...

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