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Offshore Relocations - Moving Your Family To The Channel Islands
Today, those arguments still hold true – but more and more the things that are swaying people towards Jersey and Guernsey are about the high quality of lifestyle,
Jersey
4 Jul 2019
2
Cutting Through Complexity – How The Role Of Private Wealth Advisers Has Changed
Advocate Josephine Howe, a partner in Ogier's top-tier Jersey Private Wealth team, joined the firm in 2005 – in the past 14 years she has seen significant changes not just in legislation
Jersey
3 Jul 2019
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Shareholders Of BVI Companies Need To Make A BVI Will Advises Estates Expert
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.
British Virgin Islands
5 Jun 2019
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BVI Probate In Practice
In 2017, BVI entirely revoked its old probate rules.
British Virgin Islands
28 May 2019
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Start Making Your Jersey Will Online Today
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.
Jersey
3 May 2019
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Undue Influence Affecting Settlors In Exercising Powers Of Revocation
In a recent decision, arising out of a long running family dispute concerning two trusts, the Royal Court made a number of notable findings regarding the scope and effect of undue influence in a trusts context.
Jersey
28 Feb 2019
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New Law On Validity Of Wills In Cayman
The Cayman Islands' Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Law, 2018 came into effect on 1 February 2019.
Cayman Islands
21 Feb 2019
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Time For Islanders To Use New Law To Record Wishes About Assets And Care
January is the traditional time of year for writing or updating your will, but Islanders should also consider a LPA to record their wishes about their assets and personal care should they lose mental capacity.
Jersey
9 Jan 2019
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At A Glance Guide To Lasting Powers Of Attorney
After a much-needed reform in the law, people in Jersey can now create Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
Jersey
13 Dec 2018
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Why All Guernsey Homeowners Need To Make A Will
Over the last ten years significant changes have been made to Guernsey's laws of succession, the effects of which may be overlooked by some homeowners.
Guernsey
11 Dec 2018
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Jersey Wills For Foreign Domiciled Persons (2018)
This briefing has been prepared for clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a will to cover their Jersey based movable assets.
Jersey
23 Nov 2018
12
British Virgin Islands Wills
This briefing note provides an overview of the process and legal considerations for a person who is not domiciled in the British Virgin Islands to write a will dealing with his or her shareholding...
Cayman Islands
16 Oct 2018
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Bank Fine For Breach Of Probate Rules Underlines Importance Of Following Procedure
The case of an international bank fined ฃ25,000 for transferring the Jersey assets of a deceased client to a foreign court without first requesting a Jersey Probate Grant ...
Jersey
3 Oct 2018
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Out With The Old – BVI Probate Rules
Shares in a British Virgin islands (BVI) company, held personally or via a nominee arrangement, will be effectively frozen on the passing away of the individual shareholders.
British Virgin Islands
12 Sep 2018
15
Cross-Border Estate Planning – Where A Jersey Grant Is Needed For International Assets
Cross-border estates are often complex, requiring clarity and care to ensure that the wishes of the testator (the person making a will) are carried out after death.
Jersey
14 Aug 2018
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The Signing Of Instruments (Miscellaneous Provisions) Jersey Law 2018
A law has been passed in Jersey to enable people to to validly execute legal documents, such as a Will and a Power of Attorney, when they aren't physically capable of signing their name ...
Jersey
14 Jun 2018
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New Probate Rules For BVI Company Owners
For shares in a BVI company held personally or via a nominee arrangement, such shares will be effectively frozen upon the passing away of individual shareholders.
British Virgin Islands
16 May 2018
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Probate For Jersey Residents: What You Need To Know
Many people don't realise what is involved in administering a person's estate until they have to do it themselves...
Jersey
5 Jan 2018
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Changes To Jersey Law To Look Out For In 2018
In this Q&A, Ogier counsel and probate manager Victoria Grogan looks at some of the key changes due to come into force in Jersey law this year, alongside the areas of law most likely to be discussed in 2018.
Jersey
4 Jan 2018
20
Reform Of Wills In England And Wales Increases Pressure In Jersey, Says Ogier Counsel
Proposed reforms to probate laws in England and Wales to give courts more leeway to recognise informally drafted wills are likely to lead to similar cases being heard in Jersey ...
Jersey
19 Dec 2017
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