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A Practitioner’s Guide to Powers of Attorney

John Thurston

Fully up-to-date with the latest legislation and case law, this new edition responds to questions such as:

Can you modify the circumstances in which the appointment of replacement attorneys become

effective, or are you bound by what is in the Act?

Can you extend the power of attorneys to make gifts?

Can the donor authorise an attorney to change the will of the donor?

If two or more attorneys are appointed jointly and severally, can the donor require two attorneys

to make some decisions?

Can a donor require an attorney to obtain the consent of a third party to a transaction?

If a partner in a limited liability partnership is appointed as attorney, can an employee of the

firm give the certificate?

How will the court deal with objections to the registration of a power?

Main features

The only book on the market to include the changes made by the Lasting Powers of Attorney,

Enduring Powers of Attorney and Public Guardian (Amendment) Regulations 2015 which came

into effect on 01 July 2015

Practical approach, using ‘Signposts’ at the start of each chapter to aid navigation, and ‘Focus

points’ to help draw out ‘not to be missed’ tips

Relevant case law summaries throughout

This is a must-have handbook for solicitors, legal executives, accountants, will-writers, licensed

conveyancers, banks and building societies, and anyone who is acting under a power of attorney

and needs to know their powers, duties and rights.

ISBN: 9781784511043 ISBN: 9781784511050

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Tax Aspects of the Purchase and Sale of a Private

Company’s Shares

Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

Practical and user-friendly, this title provides the tax planning solutions that are found from a

commercial and tax perspective, but also strikes a happy medium between the buyer’s and the

seller’s expectations.

It covers guidance on the key choice between an assets or share deal, pre-acquisition tax planning

advice, how to integrate the target company into the buyer’s group and issues to be dealt with

after completion.

This indispensable guide is essential reading for accountants, lawyers, tax practitioners, directors,

shareholders, potential investors, corporate financiers, company secretaries and all those

professionals involved in tax, merger and acquisition planning.

ISBN: 9781780438009

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