If you were a beneficiary of someone who left assets
in Spain but you were not yourself a resident of Spain you may have paid a
higher rate of inheritance tax and may be due a refund since a ruling in the
European Court of Justice in September 2014 which decided that the difference
applied between residents and non-residents with regard to the application of
inheritance tax and gift tax was discriminatory. The Spanish legislator
has therefore been obliged to amend the inheritance tax law.
to the recent announcement that our Binary Options litigation team had
confirmed a new partnership with a global finance firm focused on litigation
funding to finance the increasing number of litigation cases relating to the
forex and binary option sectors, we have now received confirmation that Banc De
Binary will be closing its operations worldwide.
As reported by German officials, a trade deal between
the European Union and the United Kingdom may require more than two years to be
negotiated. A cautious optimism can however be perceived in regards to the
issue of citizens’ rights.
The UK is
expected to face additional legal challenges in relation to its permanence in
the single market in a post-Brexit scenario, as reported by Open Britain (a
cross-party campaign for the best deal with Europe).
The Supreme Court ruling, expected today, in the case brought by Heather Ilott following her exclusion from her mother Melita Jackson’s will should assist in clarifying the law relating to the grounds on which family members who are excluded from an inheritance can overturn a will.
An important decision was announced yesterday by Sir Oliver Heald,
the justice minister in the British government, it has been decided that it is
in the UK’s best interests to accept and opt into a proposal made by the
European Commission to repeal and update the legal mechanism, known as the
Brussels 11A regulation, which assists separating and divorcing couples settle
disputes relating to both the custody of their children and their divorce when
more than one country is involved.
There are many ways a fraudster parts the unwary
individual from their money and billions of pounds are handed over to scammers
and fraudsters by the trusting public when promised an easy way to make money.
Parents should be far more mindful of their
children’s wellbeing during the course of a divorce. EU law enshrines the right of a child to have
a good relationship and direct contact with BOTH parents. Behaviour that has a detrimental effect on
the relationship between a parent and their child due to insulting and
offensive comments made about a child’s parent within their hearing can be
penalised in the courts.