Two years on from the start of the #MeToo movement, many of those involved in the often high profile harassment cases which came to light as a result are continuing to see repercussions. The ripple effect of the actions of those involved in sexual harassment claims can often be seen long after the incident comes to light, and by many others beyond the complainant and accused. This is particularly so in those cases where marriages have been brought to an end following such allegations coming to light, and where the circumstances leading to the marriage ending are often also of significant relevance to the financial aspects of the divorce proceedings, which can take months, or even years, to resolve.
In just ten years, cryptoassets have become a £100 billion industry. We now face the alarming prospect that millions of pounds can be hidden behind a few lines of computer code without ever touching a bank account. If your soon-to-be ex-partner has made a fortune with Bitcoin, how do you get a share?
At the time of writing, the UK is on the cusp of a General Election where Brexit is high on the agenda. In this blog, Stacey Nevin considers a number of scenarios and the changes that people who have connections with England and another EU member state might encounter for divorces, financial proceedings and matters concerning children in the event of a no deal Brexit.
Dans cette série de blogs, Colleen (Collaboratrice en droit de la famille et du divorce) et Joseph (Collaborateur Senior dans l’équipe de Clientèle Privée) abordent les différents aspects que vous devriez prendre en considération de point de vue familial et successoral quand vous décidez du choix du régime matrimonial (ou bien de la création d’un autre type de contrat), et notamment ce qui adviendra en cas de défaut de choix.
We discuss the various aspects that you should consider from a family and inheritance or succession perspective when deciding which matrimonial regime to elect (or whether to create another type of agreement), including what will happen by default if you do not select any.