Mondaq Europe - Guernsey: Corporate/Commercial Law
Carey Olsen
Shareholder activism refers to the use of ownership position in order to influence a company's policy and practices and is a very live issue in the current economic climate.
Carey Olsen
In line with developing international standards in transparency and law enforcement, Guernsey has introduced a centralised register of the beneficial ownership of Guernsey legal persons.
DQ Advocates
In the recent case of A Limited FURBS [2017] 21/2017, the Guernsey Court held that, in the exceptional circumstances arising...
Collas Crill
For several years, private trust companies have been the vehicle of choice for administering the assets of wealthy families.
Carey Olsen
It is rare that directors foreshadow claims against them, and often claims arise with little if any warning, from what directors may consider to have been historic transactional decision-making.
Carey Olsen
The Cibus fund held its first close of $100 million on 2 May and is targeting a $500 million final close in 2018.
Carey Olsen
In April 2017, the Cayman Islands Government met its commitment to the UK Government made a year earlier by enacting a regime requiring Cayman Islands companies to maintain registers of their beneficial owners.
Carey Olsen
This briefing note provides an outline of the processes and requirements to migrate an overseas company into Guernsey.
Bedell Cristin
Guernsey is, for many, the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment and/or administration of all types of collective investment vehicle, including private equity, hedge and property funds...
Ogier
Do you hold shares in a Guernsey company incorporated before July 2008?
Bedell Cristin
It also looks at the general considerations which businesses ought to bear in mind when considering how and for what length of time to keep documents and records.
GuernseyFinance
At Collas Crill we have seen an increase in the use of the PCC as an effective tool for clients looking to effectively manage a portfolio of diverse assets.
GuernseyFinance
Taxation policy changes in the US, as in other Western economies, have achieved the desired effect of encouraging the repatriation of assets.
Bedell Cristin
Guernsey's Policy and Resources Committee has recently submitted its proposals for the establishment of a register of beneficial ownership for consideration by the States of Guernsey...
Carey Olsen
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").
Carey Olsen
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...
Carey Olsen
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.
Carey Olsen
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.
Bedell Cristin
Generally speaking beneficiaries and trustees alike would all agree that litigation involving a trust should be avoided if at all possible.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
On 19 April 2016, the Guernsey Court of Appeal handed down its costs judgment in the long-running Investec Trust litigation.
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Carey Olsen
The Cibus fund held its first close of $100 million on 2 May and is targeting a $500 million final close in 2018.
Carey Olsen
It is rare that directors foreshadow claims against them, and often claims arise with little if any warning, from what directors may consider to have been historic transactional decision-making.
Collas Crill
For several years, private trust companies have been the vehicle of choice for administering the assets of wealthy families.
Bedell Cristin
Guernsey's Policy and Resources Committee has recently submitted its proposals for the establishment of a register of beneficial ownership for consideration by the States of Guernsey...
Carey Olsen
This briefing note provides an outline of the processes and requirements to migrate an overseas company into Guernsey.
Carey Olsen
The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) has been developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as the new global standard for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) to improve tax compliance and counter tax evasion.
Carey Olsen
In April 2017, the Cayman Islands Government met its commitment to the UK Government made a year earlier by enacting a regime requiring Cayman Islands companies to maintain registers of their beneficial owners.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
On 19 April 2016, the Guernsey Court of Appeal handed down its costs judgment in the long-running Investec Trust litigation.
Carey Olsen
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").
Carey Olsen
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...
Bedell Cristin
Guernsey is, for many, the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment and/or administration of all types of collective investment vehicle, including private equity, hedge and property funds...
Bedell Cristin
It also looks at the general considerations which businesses ought to bear in mind when considering how and for what length of time to keep documents and records.
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