Mondaq Offshore: Family and Matrimonial
Intertrust
Our clients ask about it all the time: forced heirship. Understanding what it is and how to plan accordingly is a critical part of succession planning.
Ogier
Shareholders in BVI companies risk making the probate and estates process more lengthy, divisive and costly when they die by not making a formal BVI will, says estates expert Fraser Allister.
Ogier
In 2017, BVI entirely revoked its old probate rules.
Carey Olsen
We have deep understanding of the complexity surrounding the legal, business and personal aspects of running a family office in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers
Where a person has died and left assets in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the relevant local Court.
Conyers
Legislative amendments to the Cayman Islands' Trusts Law have been passed and are expected to take effect shortly.
HSM Chambers
In order for a Cayman Islands Will to be valid it must be both ‘essentially' valid and ‘formally' valid.
Walkers
The Law revises the rules which apply when determining whether or not a will made by a person who was domiciled outside the Cayman Islands at the time of their death, but who owned assets in the jurisdiction, ...
Ogier
The Cayman Islands' Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Law, 2018 came into effect on 1 February 2019.
A. Danos & Associates LLC
Wills and Succession law in Cyprus is governed by both domestic and EU law. In regards to Cypriot statute law, the most significant enactments are:
Ogier
It is estimated that two thirds of the population of Britain do not have a valid will, and experience suggests that the figures are similar in Jersey.
Dixcart
As anti-avoidance legislation aimed at trusts, is increasing, people are looking for alternatives to protect a family's fortune.
Dixcart
The Dixcart Group has over forty-five years' experience in assisting clients to run and manage Family Offices.
Dixcart
The first presentation was from John Barnett on the future of trusts and the advantages that they offer.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
STA Law Firm
The UAE is among the most diverse nations in the world when it comes to the number of expats residing therein and also when it comes to the variety of different nationalities that there are.
Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
Hassan Elhais
Question: My wife and I recently divorced. Is it still possible to sponsor her? Answer: UAE law does not allow a man to provide visa sponsorship for a former wife.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is made up of around 80% expats which is one of the highest rates in the world.
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Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Ogier
Shareholders in BVI companies risk making the probate and estates process more lengthy, divisive and costly when they die by not making a formal BVI will, says estates expert Fraser Allister.
Conyers
Legislative amendments to the Cayman Islands' Trusts Law have been passed and are expected to take effect shortly.
A. Danos & Associates LLC
Wills and Succession law in Cyprus is governed by both domestic and EU law. In regards to Cypriot statute law, the most significant enactments are:
Intertrust
Our clients ask about it all the time: forced heirship. Understanding what it is and how to plan accordingly is a critical part of succession planning.
Ogier
In 2017, BVI entirely revoked its old probate rules.
Carey Olsen
We have deep understanding of the complexity surrounding the legal, business and personal aspects of running a family office in the Cayman Islands.
Walkers
The Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2019 will come into force in the Cayman Islands on 14 June 2019.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
Conyers
Where a person has died and left assets in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the relevant local Court.
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