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The Impact Of The Common Reporting Standard On Trusts
When the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was first introduced by the USA, there was a degree of reluctance among some in the finance industry to engage with it.
United States
8 Nov 2017
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Sham Trusts, The High Court And "Putin's Banker"
On 11 October 2017, the High Court released its latest judgment in the long running saga between Mezhprom Bank and its liquidator, the DIA, and Russian businessman Mr Sergei Pugachev ..
European Union
8 Nov 2017
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Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts
Non-charitable purpose trusts are expressly provided for by the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 as amended (the "Trusts Law").
Jersey
27 Oct 2017
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Will Foundations In Jersey Draw Upon Jurisprudence In Civil Law Countries, Or Will They Develop Separately, Drawing Parallels With The Law And Practice Relating To Trusts And Companies?
Foundations were introduced in Jersey in 2009 pursuant to the Foundations Law 2009, providing an alternative to trusts for the increasing numbers of the Island's clients who are more familiar with the concept...
Jersey
23 Aug 2017
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To Protect & To Serve
The role of protector is generally a product of the offshore world, largely originating from the desire to assuage settlors' fears about retaining some element of control over assets...
Guernsey
26 Apr 2017
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Trust Sector And Continued Litigation. How Can Guernsey's Trust Legislation Respond?
Generally speaking beneficiaries and trustees alike would all agree that litigation involving a trust should be avoided if at all possible.
Guernsey
24 Jan 2017
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Protectors And Jersey Trusts
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.
Jersey
9 Jan 2017
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Insolvent Trusts: The Z Trust Cases
There are three judgments of the Court relating to the ongoing administration of a group of eight inter-connected family trusts, of which the ZII Trust and the ZIII Trust are insolvent.
Jersey
27 Jul 2016
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Private Trust Companies
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.
Jersey
27 Jul 2016
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Protectors: Are Their Powers Fiduciary And Does The Court Have Power To Intervene?
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.
Jersey
21 Mar 2016
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Trust Litigation In Guernsey
Litigation in the trust sector has seen a number of high profile cases in Guernsey and Bedell's Rupert Morris examines the impact two of these cases could have on trust work on the island.
Guernsey
20 Jan 2016
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The Middle East: Bespoke Structuring On The Rise
Jersey is seeing an increasing demand from Middle Eastern families and from those who advise them for more bespoke private wealth structuring designed to preserve and safeguard family wealth for the benefit of future generations.
Jersey
20 Jan 2016
13
The Royal Court's Jurisdiction To Declare Invalid The Exercise Of Fiduciary Powers
The court was required to consider whether the alleged conflict of interest of the persons appointed as new protectors was such as to invalidate their appointment.
Jersey
9 Nov 2015
14
All Change - Legislative Developments
The Trusts (Amendment No.6) amends Jersey’s trusts legislation to enshrine in statute the existing Jersey case law provisions in relation to mistake and ‘the rule in Hastings-Bass’.
Jersey
20 Oct 2014
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Foundations: Popular Addition To Structuring Opportunities In Jersey
The Jersey foundation was introduced in 2009 as a new form of incorporated vehicle.
Jersey
30 Sep 2014
16
Attacking Offshore Trusts
When beneficiaries divorce, offshore trustees can often find themselves in a difficult position.
Guernsey
4 Aug 2014
17
Foundations v Trusts (Now The Dust Has Settled)
Before the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009 came into force, market commentators were predicting that its introduction would result in the "death" of trusts.
Jersey
30 Jul 2014
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The Test For Mistake When Creating A Trust Has Been Clarified By The Royal Court Of Jersey
On 4 March 2014, the Royal Court gave judgment in "Boyd v. Rozel Channel Islands Limited and Others" [2014] JRC056.
Jersey
14 Mar 2014
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Charitable Trusts
Guernsey statutory law has provided for non-charitable purpose trusts (usually known simply as `purpose trusts') since the Trusts (Guernsey) Law, 2007 (as amended) was brought into force in March 2008.
Guernsey
28 Jan 2014
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Funds For Feuds - Recent Challenge To Landmark Litigation Funding Decision
The Royal Court of Jersey has handed down its judgment in the most recent hearing of the proceedings brought by Barclays Wealth Trustees Limited and Barclays Wealth Fund Managers Limited as trustee and manager of the R2R Funds against the former trustee and manager, Equity Trust Limited and Equity Trust Services Limited.
Jersey
20 Jun 2013
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