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Carey Olsen
 
By Corporate & Commercial Group
This briefing note provides an outline of the different processes of voluntary and compulsory winding up under the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended) (the "Law").
By Corporate & Commercial Group
This briefing note considers the legal requirements and the issues to be addressed when passing company resolutions, calling a general meeting and preparing a notice of general meeting...
By Christopher Anderson, Andrew Boyce (Guernsey), Tom Carey (Guernsey), David Crosland, Graham Hall (Guernsey), Jason Morgan
Guernsey is a popular jurisdiction in which to incorporate companies for use on a wide range of transactions, including investment funds, private equity, structured finance and securitisations.
By Ben Mays, Tim Wright, Andrew Chissick, Arigen Liang
The applications were unsuccessfully contested on the principal ground that the appointment of liquidators would irretrievably damage the prospects of a wider, global restructuring...
By Andrew Boyce (Guernsey), Tom Carey (Guernsey), Tim Corfield, Mark Dunster, Karen Le Cras, David Jones
This briefing note provides an outline of the different processes of voluntary winding up and striking off under the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended) (the "Law").
By Annette Alexander, Christopher Anderson, Andrew Boyce (Guernsey), Tom Carey (Guernsey), David Crosland, Tony Lane, Ben Morgan (Guernsey), Adrian Sarchet
In the 27 years between 1987 and September 2014 the Guernsey Financial Services Commission issued five public statements and prohibited four persons from performing functions under the relevant regulatory laws.
By Annette Alexander, Christopher Anderson, Andrew Boyce (Guernsey), Tom Carey (Guernsey), David Crosland, Tony Lane, Ben Morgan (Guernsey)
In May 2016 the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) launched a new regulated investment structure, the Manager-Led Product (MLP).
By Christopher Philpott, Daniel Ferguson, Dominic Boletta, Sharon Mallet, Will Whitehead
Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands and is a self-governing British Crown Dependency with its own financial and legal systems and its own courts of law.
By Christopher Philpott, Will Whitehead, Sharon Mallet
With effect from 2 November 2015 residential leases in Jersey are subject to the residential tenancy deposit scheme (the "Scheme").
By Annette Alexander, Christopher Anderson, Andrew Boyce (Guernsey), Tom Carey (Guernsey), David Crosland, Tony Lane, Ben Morgan (Guernsey)
On 16 November 2016 the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the "Commission") approved the introduction of a new classification of fund known as the Private Investment Fund ("PIF").
By Richard Brown
A number of court decisions have demonstrated that discretionary trust assets are not always immune from freezing injunctions obtained against settlors/beneficiaries.
By Nick Bullmore, Sam Dawson, Jarrod Farley, Jan Golaszewski, Anthony McKenzie, Michael Makridakis
In what is likely to be a very popular addition to Cayman's stable of corporate products, the Limited Liability Company (LLC) has been introduced...
By Jan Golaszewski, Denis Olarou
When a fund fails, the disappointed investors' sole hope of recompense often rests on the fund's liquidators gathering in and distributing pari passu as many of the fund's assets as possible.
By Ben Mays, Tim Wright, Nicolas Journeaux, Richard Brown
The BVI Commercial Court has confirmed that it has jurisdiction to order third parties to provide disclosure on Norwich Pharmacal principles in order to assist with the enforcement of judgments.
By Claire McConway, Clinton Hempel
BVI is a British dependent overseas territory in the eastern Caribbean. A leading jurisdiction for the incorporation of joint venture and private equity vehicles...
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