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Children of 'French Elvis' singer contest will exclusion
Widespread coverage this week of a challenge being made to the Californian will of 'French Elvis', the singer Johnny Hallyday. According to the BBC report, Hallyday's son and daughter are disputing the inheritance passing to his fourth wife and their adopted daughters.
Powers of Attorney – registration fee refund scheme
If you registered a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 you are eligible for a refund of part of the registration fee from the Office of the Public Guardian (the OPG).
Hammond asks for a 'simpler, fairer and better' system from the Office of Tax Simplification
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has written to the Office of Tax Simplification requesting a review to make the system 'simpler, fairer and better'.
Womble Bond Dickinson lawyer appointed President of The Association of Corporate Trustees
Neil Long, Private Wealth Partner at transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has been appointed President of TACT – The Association of Corporate Trustees. TACT is an organisation comprising most leading UK corporate trustees and aims to foster a high standard of trustee service. As the new President, Neil Long will work alongside the TACT's leadership team and its members to advance education in trust law and practice through information and instruction.