Mondaq Europe - Guernsey: Corporate/Commercial Law
Collas Crill
For several years, private trust companies have been the vehicle of choice for administering the assets of wealthy families.
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.
Bedell Cristin
In finance transactions, legal opinions are often sought from local counsel as to the capacity of entities formed under the laws of Guernsey to enter into transactions and documents...
Bedell Cristin
The Companies (Treasury Shares) Regulations, 2016 and The Companies (Treasury Shares) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 (together the "Regulations") were both implemented on 22 July 2016.
DQ Advocates
In a recent judgment, a trustee requested the Guernsey Court's blessing to distribute the assets of the trust in accordance with a letter of wishes in order to limit any future challenge of the trustee's decision.
Oak Trust Group
Guernsey companies are governed by the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) is the regulatory body for the finance industry in Guernsey...
Dixcart
The job of trustee is an onerous one, which makes choosing the right trustee extremely important.
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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...
Carey Olsen
This briefing note provides an outline of the processes and requirements to migrate an overseas company into Guernsey.
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...
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.
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").
GuernseyFinance
Taxation policy changes in the US, as in other Western economies, have achieved the desired effect of encouraging the repatriation of assets.
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.
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
Ms Jardine was STM's MLRO between May 2010 and March 2012, she also acted as the Company's MLCO during this time.
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...
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