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Categories:
Private Client: Wills, Trusts & Lifetime Planning
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide listeners with a guide to the changes brought about to wills and trusts by the enactment of the Perpetuities & Accumulations Act 2009. After a brief review of the previous regime, Claire White, private client editor with Practical Law Company will set out some of the points practitioners should be aware of and what steps they can take to update their processes and precedents.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the context and old law which the new Act amends;
  • Understand the major amendments made to the law in this area;
  • Be aware of the steps necessary to update precedents;
  • Understand why its important to update clients about the new changes - particularly with respect to wills.
Level:
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Perpetuities & Accumulations Act 2009.
Tags:

This podcast concerns the new Perpetuity & Accumulations Act 2009 which came into force at the beginning of April 2010. Taking an overview of the new legislation, it addresses some of the points practitioners should be aware of and what steps they can take to update their clients and protect themselves from liability.

Podcast added: 15/07/10

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