Private Wealth & Charities Podcast EP9: Trust Companies Survey – Tax

In the ninth episode of our Private Wealth and Charities podcast series, Richard Norridge, and Nick Clayton discuss the results of our Trust Companies Survey. As our countdown of the most significant risks trust companies face continues, we explore the tax risks faced by the respondents to our survey. Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills launches major new trust companies survey

We have launched our annual survey to map the major risk and compliance issues facing trust companies. We are looking to identify the key trends in the industry and understand the main risks and challenges trust companies encounter, to help equip the industry with how to best tackle them. The survey takes the form of … Read more

English Court of Appeal endorses High Court approach to determining interest rate applicable to equitable compensation payment arising out of breach of fiduciary duty

In the recent decision of Watson v Kea Investments Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1759 the English Court of Appeal endorsed the approach taken by the High Court in determining the interest rate to be applied to an equitable compensation payment which arose out of a breach of fiduciary duty. The High Court judge had been … Read more