MY FAMILY AND OTHER ENTERPRISES

The role of the family constitution in future-proofing a family business and preserving family values. What is a family business? The answer is that a family business exists when family members are the dominant owners of a business and family issues have the ability to influence the outcome of the decision making process. Family businesses […]

WITH ALL EYES ON FRANCE, LET’S LOOK AT WEALTH TAX

Cécile Schlub, Senior Associate at Maitland, discusses the new French wealth tax regime which applies to residential real estate. If French real estate is held through trust, corporate or other investment structures, non-resident owners should carry out a full review and note that wealth tax filings are due by end-May each year. France has always […]

UK COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – CHANGES ON THE HORIZON

In the past year the UK government has pressed ahead with some significant consultation papers and changes which will in future affect beneficial owners of non-resident legal entities owning UK commercial property. In this update, Selu Mdlalose, Client Service Director at Maitland in the Isle of Man, highlights the three changes likely to be of […]