The Retail Distribution Review (RDR)

From 31st December the way financial advice is provided in the UK is changing in three key ways. Giving people confidence they are getting the correct advice is at the...

Louise Patterson discusses the role of an executor in The Scotsman

When asked who they wish to deal with the administration of their estate, most people will select family members or professional advisers.But what's not always apparent is the extent of...

Haig Bathgate discusses ECB regulation on Good Morning Scotland

George Osborne faces some hard choices after the EU agreed to create a pan-European framework for supervising banks, and the next governor of the Bank of England suggested it might...

Douglas Connell appointed new Chair of Museums Galleries Scotland Board

Douglas Connell has been appointed as the new Chair of the Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) Board. MGS works on behalf of a sector of 350 museums and galleries, welcoming 23.5...

Simon Mackintosh discusses reform in the charity sector

Simon Mackintosh talks to Maggie Stanfield about reform within the Scottish charity sector in The Scotsman's Business of Charities supplement. Charities are big business these days. Many third-sector organisations are...

Charity Partner Gavin McEwan discusses OSCR's Statement Of Recommended Practice

The Statement Of Recommended Practice, created seven years ago by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) and shared with the Charities Commission in England and Wales, is a...

Gavin McEwan: Restricted funds in Scotland

Gavin McEwan explains how new regulations in Scotland enable charities to free-up restricted funds in the Charity Finance December issue. New Scottish regulations which came into force on 1st November...

Haig Bathgate: UK banks' 'investabilty' issues may also apply to energy companies

The British banking sector has clear problems trying to meet the often contradictory needs of regulators and shareholders, but it's not the only industry facing these issues, according to Turcan...

Turcan Connell Family Law team expanding to meet demand

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of our Family Law team. Noel Ferry, formerly Head of Family Law at Maclay, Murray & Spens, moves to...

Haig Bathgate discusses the ripple effect of US economic activity in Scotland on Sunday

Chief Investment Officer, Haig Bathgate, discusses the effect that the US market outlook is having on UK investments and pension funds following the presidential election. Haig comments on the 40%...

Turcan Connell's experts comment in The Scotsman's Legal Review

Robert Turcan, Land and Property Robert comments on matters surrounding recent changes in the agricultural sector. With Europe facing one sovereign debt crisis after another, there are more pressing problems...

Douglas Connell discusses 'merger fever' among Scottish law firms

Merger fever has become highly contagious in Scottish law firms and traditional names are disappearing every month. Several of the amalgamations are strategic and forward looking, others are bank-driven with...