Monthly Update on Wills Probate Trusts Tax and Elderly Client October 2020

Recorded on: 30/10/2020


These monthly webinars provide the busy practitioner with a round-up of new developments in wills, probate, trusts, tax and elderly client matters. This webinar will focus on developments during the month of September 2020.

Learning Outcomes – By taking part in these sessions practitioners should be able to:

  • Keep up to date in their professional competence
  • Add additional practical tips to their repertoire
  • Take the opportunity to discuss developments
  • Test their knowledge



  • Cryptoassets — Law Commission investigates whether they can be ‘possessed’


  • Online Probate Applications compulsory from 2 November 2020
  • Probate Registry Update
  • Release of funds by Banks without a Grant
  • Accessing digital bank accounts


  • More on the Trust Register
  • The Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 — came into effect 6 October 2020
  • New reporting requirements for trusts with connection to France


  • Surge in IHT investigations Form IHT 421 — further comment
  • TRS and complex estates
  • HMRC compliance campaign regarding disposals of second homes

Elderly Client

  • Professional deputies – hourly rates increase
  • Modernisation of England & Wales LPAs
  • Refund of care home fees — Care UK
  • Fraud — medical records — P v Griffith [20201 EWCOP 46
  • Variation or discharge of DoLs order — DP v LB of Hillingdon [20201 EWCOP 45

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