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September 2021 Digest Overview

Wills

  • Prince Philip’s Will is sealed
  • Digital assets – STEP releases research and issues a Call to Action

Probate

  • Forgery – expert evidence Rainey v Weller [2021] EWHC 2206
  • Beddoe’s order – Clyne v Conlon [2021] EWHC 2444

Trusts

  • Trust Registration Service – non-taxable trust registration goes live

Tax

  • HMRC guidance on self-assessment returns for estates
  • STEP guidance on cryptocurrencies
  • Digital handshake hampers CGT reporting
  • HMRC Trusts & Estates newsletter – September 202

Elderly & Vulnerable

  • Funding and plans for long term health and social care – Government announcement
  • Court fee increase from 30 September 2021
  • Modernising LPAs – Ministry of Justice consultation
  • Health & Care Bill – published on 6 July 2021
  • Mental capacity and the internet – C (Capacity to Access the internet & social media) [2020] EWCOP 73 (judgment delivered in April 2020 but only appearing on Bailii in September 2021)

Other

  • Review of UK GDPR – Government Consultation issued 9 September 2021
  • Legal Service Board – SRA under pressure to require more price transparency