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Bedell Cristin
It is common for Jersey trusts to include provisions appointing a protector and vesting in the protector varying degrees of responsibility for overseeing or intervening in the administration of a trust.
Carey Olsen
A number of court decisions have demonstrated that discretionary trust assets are not always immune from freezing injunctions obtained against settlors/beneficiaries.
Bedell Cristin
The Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) has experienced an increased interest in listing specialist securities, particularly high yield bonds, since the introduction of a new European Union (EU) market abuse regime on 3 July 2016, effected as a result of the new EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).
OIL
Vistra has announced its instrumental role in one of the highest profile and most complex private equity transactions of 2016.
Walkers
To date more than 90 protected cell companies and more than 70 incorporated cell companies have been incorporated in Jersey.
Ogier
Nicola Roberts, Advocate and managing associate in Ogier's dispute resolution team examines the recent decision in Her Majesty's Attorney General v Rosenlund and Another (2016)...
Bedell Cristin
The Jersey foundation was introduced in July 2009 as a new form of incorporated vehicle.
Carey Olsen
In the recent decision of In the Matter of the Z Trust [2016] JRC 048 the Royal Court's statutory jurisdiction to set aside the exercise of fiduciary powers was used to set aside the appointment of new trustees by a settlor.
Bedell Cristin
A summary winding up is a statutory procedure used to wind up a solvent Jersey company.
Bedell Cristin
A private trust company ("PTC") is a useful vehicle to consider in the planning and establishment of trust structures for high net worth and ultra high net worth families.
Bedell Cristin
Jersey is an attractive choice of jurisdiction in which to establish philanthropic structures for a variety of reasons.
Baker & Partners
There are very few circumstances in life that The Life of Brian doesn't have a suitable quote for. The "What have the Romans ever given us?" scene sprang to mind recently when listening to not uncommon complaints that the compliance function was hindering business development or being otherwise obstructive or unhelpful.
Hatstone Lawyers
This note provides an overview of Jersey Separate and Incorporated Limited Partnerships. This note explains the common features of these Limited Partnerships and the key advantages to using them.
Baker & Partners
1.It has long been postulated that Jersey law imposes a duty of good faith in the performance of contractual obligations.
Carey Olsen
A recent decision in the Royal Court of Jersey has given clear guidance on the duties of a person appointing trustees or protectors of a trust.
Carey Olsen
In the recent decision of In the Matter of the Z Trust [2016] JRC 048, the Royal Court of Jersey considered an application to set aside the appointment of trustees under recently enacted provisions in the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984.
Carey Olsen
Jersey is well known as an international finance centre and Jersey companies are regularly used as listing vehicles for IPOs on the world's stock exchanges.
Bedell Cristin
As legislative developments make it easier to move between jurisdictions, many offshore companies are choosing to redomicile in different jurisdictions for a variety of reasons...
Ogier
Mr B and his former wife (Mrs B) had been involved in divorce proceedings in England, as a result of which there had been a division of the matrimonial assets ordered by the English Family Court.
Ogier
In a year that saw so many regulatory changes it's not surprising that our most-read briefings were dominated by our specialists unpicking developments across a range of subjects...
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Baker & Partners
This Guidance Note will cover a host of practical issues for trustees seeking to step down from office and the practical implications of some recent court decisions on applications to remove a trustee.
Ogier
In a year that saw so many regulatory changes it's not surprising that our most-read briefings were dominated by our specialists unpicking developments across a range of subjects...
Bedell Cristin
The text of this briefing is limited in its application to Jersey companies. This is a complex area of law not easily summarised into short form. It follows that this briefing should in no way be regarded as exhaustive.
Carey Olsen
A number of court decisions have demonstrated that discretionary trust assets are not always immune from freezing injunctions obtained against settlors/beneficiaries.
Bedell Cristin
Protectors feature regularly in Jersey trusts, being appointed by settlors as a means of ensuring that there will be some element of control over the exercise of the trustees' powers.
TMF Group
Last year Jersey cemented its position as a leading centre for companies looking to list - as reflected in the rise in volume and value of Jersey companies listed on exchanges around the world.
Bedell Cristin
It is common for Jersey trusts to include provisions appointing a protector and vesting in the protector varying degrees of responsibility for overseeing or intervening in the administration of a trust.
Bedell Cristin
As legislative developments make it easier to move between jurisdictions, many offshore companies are choosing to redomicile in different jurisdictions for a variety of reasons...
Hatstone Lawyers
This note provides an overview of Jersey Separate and Incorporated Limited Partnerships. This note explains the common features of these Limited Partnerships and the key advantages to using them.
Bedell Cristin
Jersey is an attractive choice of jurisdiction in which to establish philanthropic structures for a variety of reasons.
Appleby
Over the last 12 months, we have advised a number of clients on sales and acquisitions of Jersey businesses and we have recently seen a number of high profile moves by hedge funds and other businesses to our Jersey shores.
Bedell Cristin
Jersey LLPs are governed by the Limited Liability Partnerships (Jersey) Law 1997 (as amended, the "Law").
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