estate planning

What you need to know about inheritance and gift taxes in Spain

By |August 22nd, 2014|

What you need to know about inheritance and gift taxes in Spain
Issues arising when an inheritance or a gift involves non-resident individuals.

Under Spanish regulations, mortis causa transfers and inter

Tax consequences for Mexican family members emigrating abroad

By |July 29th, 2014|

Tax consequences for Mexican family members emigrating abroad
This article describes certain aspects that Mexican families should consider when planning their estate if there are members moving or living abroad

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How to best structure Mexican family estate planning?

By |July 28th, 2014|

This article describes certain good ways to structure in advance the estate of a Mexican family

There are several ways available under Mexican law to organize family estate planning. A

What are the benefits of making a specific request under Polish law?

By |July 28th, 2014|

What are the benefits of making a specific request under Polish law?
The main advantages of the specific bequest institution are: (1) its simplicity, (2) the complete and immediate  implementation

Statutory succession or last will – what is what?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Statutory succession or last will – what is what?
We advise you on all aspects regarding the statutory law of succession or last will according to the German law.

Many property

Accrual of inheritance involving assets abroad – complexity frequently underestimated

By |July 28th, 2014|

Accrual of inheritance involving assets abroad – complexity frequently underestimated
An international accrual of inheritance is given when for example a German testator holds assets abroad or vice versa a

Model Family Covenant – Part 2 of 2

By |July 28th, 2014|

Model Family Covenant – Part 2 of 2
Suggested format of a family covenant with different clauses, as may be relevant, part 2 of 2, clasues 8-16.
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Why Chinese HNWIs wishing to establish offshore trusts should act now?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Why Chinese HNWIs wishing to establish offshore trusts should act now?
Chinese HNWIs should act now as China may introduce estate tax, exit tax on emigration and adopt new rules

What you need to know about setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese high net worth individual (“HNWI”)?

By |July 28th, 2014|

What you need to know about setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese high net worth individual (“HNWI”)?
Issues arising from setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese

How could PRC community property rules impact offshore trust planning?

By |July 28th, 2014|

How could PRC community property rules impact offshore trust planning?
Property acquired during marriage will be presumed as community property if not otherwise structured. Property planning helps to obtain clean