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Enhancements have recently been made to Bermuda's trust regulatory regime with the passing of the Trusts (Regulation of Trust Business) Amendment Act 2019 (Amendment Act)
Cayman Islands
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are enjoying something of a renaissance. Unlike the traditional private equity model
In an unreported judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") In the Matter of HSBC International Trustee Limited v Tan Poh Lee (7 November 2019),...
Those in the private wealth and trusts industry will be well aware of 'Anti-Bartlett clauses' in trust deeds. Such clauses are drafted to exclude the duty of a trustee to supervise or intervene...
Carey Olsen
Trustees are routinely faced with difficult situations that require carefully crafted solutions.
Maples Group
Morven McMillan discusses the latest amendments to the Trusts Amendment Law in the Cayman Islands.
The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of amendment laws to strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime.
Collas Crill
Trustees will be familiar with the use of an instrument of retirement, appointment and indemnity for transfer of trusteeship.
Hong Kong
In a judgment delivered on 22 November 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has determined the extent to which ‘anti-Bartlett' clauses commonly found in trust instruments are effective
A mistake or a failure to take into account relevant considerations? The Royal Court is asked to consider its jurisdiction to declare voidable the exercise of a power on both grounds.
Collas Crill
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (Court of Final Appeal) has delivered its highly anticipated judgment in Zhang Hong Li and others v DBS Bank (Hong Kong)
Carey Olsen
Jersey has made no secret of the fact that it strives to be a leading jurisdiction for private wealth management and that it is open for family office business.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
Jersey is an attractive choice of jurisdiction in which to establish philanthropic structures for a variety of reasons.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
Jersey is an attractive choice of jurisdiction in which to establish such structures for a variety of reasons.
There are distinguishing characteristics between charity (which tends to focus on the relief of a particular social problem) and philanthropy (which tends to address the root cause of the problem).
Enabling high-net-worth clients to retain control of their assets while keeping maintenance costs to a minimum
United Arab Emirates
Collas Crill
Fresh back off the flight from Dubai speaking at STEP Arabia on this subject yesterday, I am still pinching myself that, after 10 years of banging this drum, real change is actually happening.
Carey Olsen
Bermuda has been engaging in tax information exchange with other jurisdictions since the 1980s. This article, which is based upon a paper presented at the...
Welcome to the latest edition of Trust Essentials, led by new partners Jennifer Fox and Nic Journeaux.
Collas Crill
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has delivered its highly anticipated judgment, overturning the earlier judgments and confirming that trustees may continue to rely...
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