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Category: Sale & Transfer of Investment Securities

How to Handle Selling UK or International Securities

The sale or transfer of securities process is time-consuming, involving a lot of paperwork with different requirements from share registrars. The process becomes even more complex regarding overseas shares and funds. Each country has contrasting rules, processes and established ways when handling the transfer or sale of securities. Navigating these varying rules slows down the work. Many investors move between …

Navigating Overseas Probate: effectively managing the pitfalls

  Working through overseas probate is never easy nor straightforward due to differing laws and regulations between countries. As a result, unforeseen challenges frequently occur when working on overseas probate cases, making the process strenuous and time-consuming. Probate and International Investments It is not uncommon for individuals to have assets abroad or hold international investments. For example, we estimated 3.5% …

Resealing Grants Overseas

When non-UK shareholdings and assets have a value so that an informal procedure such as a ‘Small Estate Procedure’ cannot be used, it is necessary to obtain probate or equivalent in the jurisdiction in which those shareholdings and assets are situated. Where those assets are situated in jurisdictions within the Commonwealth, or in certain circumstances formerly so, such as Australia, …

Lost Share Certificates – Countersignatures.

Have you lost a share certificate? If the paper share certificate is lost, then usually the share registrars (being frequently Computershare or Wells Fargo for USA shares) will ask for an Indemnity Bond which usually costs about 3% of the current value of the shareholding. In the case of U.K. shareholdings, a countersignature will be asked for and again this …

Business Case – Dealing with a Deceased’s Estate

May 2016 We recently received a request from the Solicitors dealing with a deceased’s estate. They were presented with a bundle of paperwork involving shares, funds and bank accounts held by the deceased. It seems that the late Mr X did not like to throw anything away!!! Among the paperwork there were share certificates for companies that no longer existed, funds that …

Assorted Companies

Hewlett Packard share split in November 2015 divided into Hewlett Packard Inc and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Inc and shareholders received an equal number of shares in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Inc.         Verizon / Vodafone – the closure of the Verizon Nominee Account at Computershare, Bristol has caused all former Verizon shareholders to have their shares moved to Computershare …

How to deal with ARRIS shares following the Pace Plc Takeover

How to transfer new ARRIS shares into a DTC   Following the takeover of Pace Plc by ARRIS International early this year, the resulting new shares either have to be held in certificated form (which is not recommended) or the new ARRIS shares must be transferred to a DTC account. Not all stockbroking firms have the DTC facilities, and as …

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