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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Changes to the European Banking Authority outsourcing guidelines: what you need to know

The European Banking Authority (EBA), has published new outsourcing guidelines to replace the 2006 Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) guidelines, with effect from the end of September 2019.

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LChalmers

What is important to you as a working parent?

As a co-chair of Burness Paull’s BeValued parents and carers networking group in Aberdeen, I meet regularly with colleagues across the firm to discuss issues that are important to our people.

We cover a variety of issues including flexible working, parent and caring responsibilities, children and social media and general wellbeing. We recently met to discuss coping mechanisms for working parents and carers.

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Burness admin

Uncommon Calamities

The High Court in England and Wales are facing an interesting and challenging decision as to which of an elderly couple, found dead in their home, died first. The outcome of the court’s decision will determine who inherits the couple’s £300,000 house. The couple each had children from previous relationships, and in terms of their Wills, the order of their deaths determines who inherits the house. If the husband is considered to have died first, then his wife would briefly inherit his share of the house, and then on her death shortly afterwards, it would pass on to her two daughters.

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LChalmers