5 Tips for Writing Your Will

AJ Smith has provided five tips to avoid common will-writing mistakes and make sure your possessions, finances and loved ones are taken care of properly after you’re gone. They are:

1. Under the process: Every state has different rules about what makes a will legally enforceable, who can write one, … Continue reading

Perpetual Trusts: May Not Be Perpetual

A Harvard Law School professor, Robert H. Sitkoff, has written an academic paper arguing that perpetual trusts may be unconstitutional under various state’s Constitution.

According to , Gretchen Ertl, in the paper, “Unconstitutional Perpetual Truts,” which will appear in the next issue of The Vanderbilt Law Review, Mr. Sitkoff and … Continue reading

Using Metaphors In Presentations

In a recent article, Nancy Duarte explains that metaphors in presentations can act as a shortcut when learning difficult concepts. The article suggests holding a brainstorming session in order to think of as many ideas as possible. Do not narrow down potential metaphors until there is a critical mass … Continue reading

BVI’s FATCA Implementation Continues

The implementation of the FATCA Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) signed by the BVI with the US and the UK has taken another step forward by way of amendments to the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act, 2003 (MLAT) and the issue on 23 October 2014 of the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax … Continue reading