Trusts and estates

New reporting requirements for trusts could be just tip of the iceberg

New reporting requirements for trusts could be just tip of the iceberg

FOCUS ON WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES — Changes come as taxing authorities across the world move toward transparency

Equitable doctrine back before Ontario court after more than a century

Equitable doctrine back before Ontario court after more than a century

FOCUS ON WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES - Doctrine of unconscionable procurement was used successfully in a recent case

Canadian lawyers Brian Cohen and Rhonda Rudick join the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Canadian lawyers Brian Cohen and Rhonda Rudick join the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Cohen is a partner at Gowling WLG; Rhonda Rudick is a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

FOCUS ON TRUSTS AND ESTATES - Daughter of deceased argued conduct of spouse while executing power of attorney should negate dependent support

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

FOCUS ON TRUST AND ESTATES - There’s a debate among tax and estates professionals about whether estates freezes efficiently transition a business or simply avoid tax

Construction Act amendments on prompt payment, adjudication take effect

Construction Act amendments on prompt payment, adjudication take effect

MAG, major law firms weigh in on new prompt payment regime