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The Budget 2015

The Budget 2015

In his sixth budget, 50 days before the general election, George Osborne's focus was unsurprisingly on economic stability, continuing to reduce the deficit and moving towards a Britain built on savings and investment.

The Kremlin's Banker: immune from disclosure?

The Kremlin's Banker: immune from disclosure?

In a decision handed down on 27 February 2015 in JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank v Pugachev [2015] EWCA Civ 819, the Court of Appeal (Lewison LJ) considered whether it has jurisdiction to order a member of a class of discretionary beneficiaries to disclose details of a trust and, if so, when that jurisdiction should be exercised.