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Blake Morgan continues expansion with Piper Smith Watton merger

8-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Blake Morgan is merging with London-based firm Piper Smith Watton, nearly a year after the merger of Blake Lapthorn with Morgan Cole. 

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Vardags signs agreement with Trench to break into Dubai HNW market

31-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

High net worth family firm Vardags has signed a joint venture collaboration with Dubai firm Trench & Associates in order to break into the valuable United Arab Emirates (UAE) market.

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Withers looks to strike it rich with $748.8bn Singapore's new elite

10-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

It’s early days, but one clear trend to emerge so far in 2015 is that Singapore is the place to be.

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Withers enters formal alliance with Singapore firm KhattarWong in bid to grow Asia revenue

4-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Withers has agreed a formal alliance with Singapore-based firm Khattar Wong as part of its strategy to expand in Asia.

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Osborne Clarke hires Taylor Wessing private client partner Goodman in practice re-launch

19-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Osborne Clarke has hired two new private client partners in a bid to re-launch its private client offering, which it previously scrapped in late 2013.

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Bircham Dyson Bell keeps emphasis on private wealth with Pinsents hire

12-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) has announced the hire of Pinsent Masons’ former head of private wealth Karl Woolley as a partner.

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Baker & McKenzie 29-May-2015

New form-filling requirement applies even to entities that are disregarded for tax purposes.

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There are no death duties, estate duties, inheritance taxes, capital gains taxes or value added taxes on foreign-domiciled estates.

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