Mondaq Offshore - Isle of Man: Corporate/Commercial Law
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"Put his own interests above those of the company" "Buried his head in the sand" "May not have undertaken their duties in a fit and proper manner" ….
Simcocks
Cohabitation agreements can be useful for couples who live together but are not married.
DQ Advocates
DQ Advocates acted as sole Isle of Man legal advisor for GVC Holdings Plc ("GVC") in its successful bid for, and proposed acquisition of, Ladbrokes Coral ("Ladbrokes")...
DQ Advocates
A landmark decision was handed down by the Court of Appeal (England and Wales) on 16 February 2017 in respect of beneficiaries using subject access requests under data protection law ...
DQ Advocates
In the case of X (as Trustee of the A Trust) v Y (as Beneficiary of the A Trust) (unreported) 15 March 2017...
Simcocks
This decision demonstrates the benefit of a statutory provision, not limited to a particular set of facts or criteria, as to when and why a receiver should be appointed.
Simcocks
The Isle of Man advocate instructed to act would usually review any transaction documents being entered into by the Isle of Man legal entity from an Isle of Man law perspective.
DQ Advocates
Following the successful introduction of ‘failure to prevent' offences in the areas of bribery and tax evasion, the UK government is priming another possible corporate offence with a call for evidence launched on 13 January 2017, to end on 24 March 2017, on ‘corporate liability for economic crime'.
DQ Advocates
During the lifetime of the Trust, it is likely that the Trustee will receive requests for information about the Trust, or its administration, from a beneficiary.
DQ Advocates
When considering a request by a beneficiary for a distribution from a Trust Fund, a Trustee should first ensure that they have power under either the terms of the trust instrument...
DQ Advocates
Isle of Man trusts may continue for a number of years, (and indeed in perpetuity following the Trusts Amendment Act 2015), during which time it may be necessary for a change in trustees.
DQ Advocates
Once appointed, a Trustee is subject to a number of duties. A Trustee's overriding duty is to act in the best interests of the beneficiaries of the Trust.
DQ Advocates
Creating a trust involves more than simply drafting a trust document and arranging for it to be signed.
DQ Advocates
The scheme must represent a genuine compromise by which the members and creditors obtain some advantage that compensates them for the alteration of their rights.
DQ Advocates
Despite the abolition of the Slavenburg register by the UK Overseas Companies (Execution of Documents and Registration of Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 ("the Regulations"), DQ still receive some requests to register charges granted by Isle of Man companies over property in the UK.
DQ Advocates
Following a series of inconsistent judgments, the Supreme Court has set down a new flexible but structured approach to illegality based upon the purpose behind the public policy.
Appleby
It is not uncommon for a settlor to impress upon a trustee the wish that under no circumstances should his family be told anything about the trust he has just settled for their benefit.
DQ Advocates
As of 6 April 2016, UK companies and limited liability partnerships are legally required to identify and record the individuals who own those entities.
DQ Advocates
The case involved the trustee of a number of Isle of Man trusts granting several call options. The call options could have led to capital gains tax consequences for the beneficiaries resident in the UK.
Simcocks
On June 30 2016 Her Majesty's First Deemster, Deemster Doyle, delivered a judgment in the case of AB v CD, in which Kevin O'Loughlin and Christopher Arrowsmith of Simcocks acted for the Defendant trustee.
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DQ Advocates
"Put his own interests above those of the company" "Buried his head in the sand" "May not have undertaken their duties in a fit and proper manner" ….
Simcocks
Cohabitation agreements can be useful for couples who live together but are not married.
DQ Advocates
A landmark decision was handed down by the Court of Appeal (England and Wales) on 16 February 2017 in respect of beneficiaries using subject access requests under data protection law ...
Simcocks
This decision demonstrates the benefit of a statutory provision, not limited to a particular set of facts or criteria, as to when and why a receiver should be appointed.
DQ Advocates
DQ Advocates acted as sole Isle of Man legal advisor for GVC Holdings Plc ("GVC") in its successful bid for, and proposed acquisition of, Ladbrokes Coral ("Ladbrokes")...
DQ Advocates
Despite the abolition of the Slavenburg register by the UK Overseas Companies (Execution of Documents and Registration of Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 ("the Regulations"), DQ still receive some requests to register charges granted by Isle of Man companies over property in the UK.
DQ Advocates
In the case of X (as Trustee of the A Trust) v Y (as Beneficiary of the A Trust) (unreported) 15 March 2017...
DQ Advocates
The scheme must represent a genuine compromise by which the members and creditors obtain some advantage that compensates them for the alteration of their rights.
DQ Advocates
Following a series of inconsistent judgments, the Supreme Court has set down a new flexible but structured approach to illegality based upon the purpose behind the public policy.
DQ Advocates
Isle of Man trusts may continue for a number of years, (and indeed in perpetuity following the Trusts Amendment Act 2015), during which time it may be necessary for a change in trustees.
DQ Advocates
As of 6 April 2016, UK companies and limited liability partnerships are legally required to identify and record the individuals who own those entities.
DQ Advocates
When considering a request by a beneficiary for a distribution from a Trust Fund, a Trustee should first ensure that they have power under either the terms of the trust instrument...
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