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Appleby
o what extent are assets in offshore trusts sheltered from claims made under other jurisdictions' laws against settlors, beneficiaries, trustees or trust property?
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A few years ago, if you had mentioned the term "cryptocurrency" to me, I would have imagined some kind of currency involving an underworld banking system, with hooded traders sitting behind shady computers.
MJM Limited
The trust deeds did not confer any express retention or contractual indemnity rights on the former trustee.
MJM Limited
Recently tabled in the House of Assembly, the Proceeds of Crime Amendment (No.3) Act 2017 ("PCA3") will have the effect of extending regulatory reach to lay trustees.
MJM Limited
The present proceedings concern the internal administration of a private trust into which the general public have no right to pry.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Revision and modernization of trust legislation has been a global theme over the past few years, and implementation of this new legislation has been common across a number of jurisdictions.
Maples and Calder
In this article Ray Davern and Alex Way dispel some myths and highlight important points about testamentary dispositions of shares in companies incorporated or registered in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.
Arias Law
Law 21 of May 10th, 2017 establishes dispositions for the regulation and supervision of trustees and the trust business and issues other provisions that modify articles of the Fiscal Code, Law 47 of 2013...
Appleby
Furthermore, it is worth noting that on 3 January 2018 the Commission announced that, as of 1 January 2018...
Fiduciary Group
Kylie and Jason, a married couple from Australia, have two young children, and hold two classes of assets: a collection of wines and an overseas holiday let.
Fiduciary Group
During the course of 2017 there was a real push towards transparency with all manner of information becoming widely available to anyone with access to the internet.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey-registered fund Tufton Oceanic Assets Ltd has completed an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey has handed down judgment In the matter of P Limited which outlines the approach to be adopted when considering applications ...
Walkers
In the recent case of In the matter of the Number 1 C Trust [2018] JRC 021, the Royal Court of Jersey provided a helpful reminder to trustees of Jersey law trusts to seek its judicial assistance at the earliest...
Baker & Partners
In October 2017 the English High Court handed down a significant judgment in which it found that the assets of five discretionary trusts settled by Russian oligarch, Sergei Pugachev could be used to satisfy claims by Mr Pugachev's creditors.
Baker & Partners
In Round 2 of our series of 3 articles on Jersey's approach to the concept of transparency in respect of beneficial ownership information...
Ogier
As a result of today's climate, in which professional trustees are held to increasingly high standards by regulators, courts and clients alike, the importance of fiduciaries recording their decisions has never been greater.
Walkers
In In the matter of the M Trust [2017] JRC 198, the Royal Court was asked to set aside the transfer of assets into a Jersey discretionary trust on the ground of mistake pursuant to Articles 11...
Mamo TCV Advocates
One of the key features of the newly transposed Fourth Anti- Money Laundering Directive (Directive 2015/849/EU) is the imposition of an obligation on all European Union Member States to ensure that all incorporated corporate ...
Oneworld Ltd
As a business owner, it is quite likely that a significant portion of your personal wealth is tied up in your business and, at some stage, every family owned business must be transferred.
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Appleby
o what extent are assets in offshore trusts sheltered from claims made under other jurisdictions' laws against settlors, beneficiaries, trustees or trust property?
Arias Law
Law 21 of May 10th, 2017 establishes dispositions for the regulation and supervision of trustees and the trust business and issues other provisions that modify articles of the Fiscal Code, Law 47 of 2013...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A few years ago, if you had mentioned the term "cryptocurrency" to me, I would have imagined some kind of currency involving an underworld banking system, with hooded traders sitting behind shady computers.
Fiduciary Group
During the course of 2017 there was a real push towards transparency with all manner of information becoming widely available to anyone with access to the internet.
Baker & Partners
In October 2017 the English High Court handed down a significant judgment in which it found that the assets of five discretionary trusts settled by Russian oligarch, Sergei Pugachev could be used to satisfy claims by Mr Pugachev's creditors.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey has handed down judgment In the matter of P Limited which outlines the approach to be adopted when considering applications ...
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey-registered fund Tufton Oceanic Assets Ltd has completed an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
Maples and Calder
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the British Virgin Islands (save as specified in question 2.3).
Baker & Partners
In Round 2 of our series of 3 articles on Jersey's approach to the concept of transparency in respect of beneficial ownership information...
Fiduciary Group
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