By Oliver Payne
, Edwin Gomez
With the passing of more than 18 years since SPCs were introduced into Cayman Islands law, the Cayman SPC is now regarded as an established option for international financial structures.
By Paul Murphy
, Ulrich Payne
In an action brought in Florida in January 2017, Eike Batista, once the seventh richest man in the world...
By Sandie Lyne
, Michael Rogers
In a recent decision the Royal Court has considered whether to set aside a distribution on the grounds of equitable mistake in circumstances where that mistake led to adverse UK tax consequences.
By Nicola Roberts
, Leon Hurd
In a recent trilogy of decisions concerning the high profile insolvency of Jersey company Orb a.r.l (Orb) and its sole shareholder Dr Gail Cochrane...
By Simon Schilder
With the release of the Jersey Private Funds Guide (the JPF Guide), Jersey has introduced a welcome simplification of its funds regime...
By Julie Melia
, Jonathan Dauny
, Anna Carter
Ogier's first quarterly property law clinic of 2017 with the Jersey Estate Agents' Association focused on the differences in share transfer and flying freehold transactions.
By Madeleine Welham
In December 2016, the Cayman Islands introduced amendments to the regulations implementing the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) in the Cayman Islands (as amended, the CRS Regulations).
By Michael Evans
Regulation 596/2014 on market abuse (MAR) and Directive 2014/57/EU on criminal sanctions for market abuse (CSMAD, together with MAR, the New EU Market Abuse Regime) apply in EU Member States from 3 July 2016.
By Julie Melia
, Fiona Lilleyman
Jersey's Royal Court has ruled that a house and land in St Helier which were left in a will to a UK body with charitable status (the "Charity") which could not take ownership of them could pass to a company...
By Raulin Amy
The International Stock Exchange (TISE, formerly known as The Channel Islands Securities Exchange or CISE)
By Nicholas Brookes
There have been a series of costs decisions in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") that had created a degree of uncertainty about the recovery of foreign lawyers' fees.
By Jonathan Hughes
Recent activity in St Helier points to an appetite for high quality, large scale investment properties backed by solid covenants.
By Craig Cordle
Existing National Private Placement Regimes to allow funds to be marketed into the EU by investment managers continue to work well in the run-up to the implementation of the ESMA passport regime...
By William Jones Esq
Changes in market prices and increasing costs are driving more international restructuring and insolvency work, says Ogier disputes lawyer William Jones.
By Chula O'Donoghue
The CISE, headquartered in Guernsey (and which opened an office in Jersey at the start of 2015), will also launch a presence in the Isle of Man during March 2017.