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The EU succession rules - Brussels IV

The EU succession rules - Brussels IV

From 17 August 2015 the EU Succession Regulation, Brussels IV, will homogenise the regulation of succession across the Union.

With the exception of the UK, Ireland and Denmark, a uniform framework will apply to matters of succession in the "Brussels IV Zone".

Although Brussels IV does not apply in the UK, it can be relevant for a UK domiciled's estate planning.  Rebecca B Wardle and Søren Gurock explain in eprivateclient.com.  To read their article, click here (pay wall).