THE RENAISSANCE OF MONTENEGRO

On a recent trip to Montenegro I was asked to fill out a form which asked: “What is the purpose of your trip? Business or leisure?” Up until a few years ago, it was easy to choose which box to tick. The choice of Montenegro as holiday destination may still seem to hold a relatively […]

TERRE BLANCHE – EUROPE’S FINEST RESORT

Located in the eastern side of Provence, at a one-hour drive from Monaco, Terre Blanche spreads out over 300 hectares of lush nature, facing the hilltop medieval villages of Le Pays de Fayence. As a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and a European Tour Destination, this peaceful luxury destination prides itself in […]

DO YOU OWN PROPERTY IN THE UK?

If yes, your property will now be subject to UK inheritance tax (“IHT”) even if it is held indirectly by a company or by a trust. Maitland’s legal advisory team in London gives the low-down. In the past, it was quite common for non-UK residents and “non-doms” (those who live there but are not UK […]

CHRISTMAS AT MONTE-CARLO BAY HOTEL & RESORT

It is difficult to describe Christmas as anything but “magical”; the twinkly lights, the crisp air, the general feeling of hygge… Every year Monaco delights with its penchant for fully embracing the Christmas spirit with opulent displays, such as the  roundabout by the Casino de Monte Carlo, but none seem to have embraced Christmas as […]