Switzerland's government has published a draft bill introducing new powers to freeze and confiscate funds stolen by politically exposed persons (PEPs) and restore them to their home countries.
The proportion of clients buying probate services for a fixed fee has rocketed from 12 to 30 per cent in just one year, according to official research.
Robert Clifford examines Murray Group Holdings PLC v HMRC and argues that changes to law, regulations and best practice mean the trust industry has to alter its behaviour
Dawn Register reviews the latest UK Budget and examines the effects of its tax policies
John Harper on dealing with beneficiaries - dead or alive?
STEP Wealth Directory - Title Research
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The May 2013 edition of STEP Journal contains a special focus on mental capacity, a regional focus on Switzerland and Liechtenstein and regular news items and reviews.