Trusts

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools 1600 583 Hugill & Ip

The difference between Wills and Trusts is not always obvious. Both are valuable Estate Planning tools but they are not the same. Here are the main differences.

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK 1200 798 Alfred Ip

When planning to relocate from Hong Kong to the UK, it is crucial to avoid unpleasant surprises from the UK tax law system, that could have a significant impact on personal and family wealth.

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps 1800 1136 Hugill & Ip

Alfred Ip of Hugill & Ip discusses with Julia Jackson and Matthew Braithwaite of Wedlake Bell issues related to immigration. The preparatory steps when applying for resident status in the…

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process 1920 700 Alfred Ip

Margaret Wo and Alfred Ip discuss the essentials of estate planning and probate process in Hong Kong plus some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning? 600 512 Alfred Ip

During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.

How Can Divorce Affect Inheritance Assets?

How Can Divorce Affect Inheritance Assets? 900 675 Alfred Ip

In divorce proceedings everything owned or controlled by the parties is to be considered as part of the matrimonial pool. However, there is a difference regarding the assets which have been inherited.

Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy

Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy 800 600 Alfred Ip

The fact that artists generally give very little consideration to proper estate planning can affect the value and the marketability of a single piece of art or an entire art collection thought their own lives

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts 1800 1200 Alfred Ip

All family assets – including Trusts – held in Hong Kong and overseas are normally considered part of the ‘matrimonial pot’ in divorce proceedings

Growing Wealth In Hong Kong Translates Into a Growing Number of Family Offices

Growing Wealth In Hong Kong Translates Into a Growing Number of Family Offices 1900 1267 Alfred Ip

Hong Kong has been experiencing a boom of family offices, further incentivised by tax breaks or residency options. It is indeed a very efficient Wealth Planning tool for HNWI.

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