Barbados' status as a compliant, reputable and transparent global financial centre was recently validated by the European Union.
Kennedys Law LLP
The arrival of new entrants to the ILS market has demonstrated continued investor confidence in Bermuda as a domicile.
Despite the present challenges faced by all international financial centres, in particular global volatility in financial services and demands for greater regulation, Bermuda's perennial resilience and ability to adapt...
British Virgin Islands
A recent decision in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI"), BVIHC (Com) 0032 of 2018, is notable as being the first case of which we are aware where the BVI Court
Partner Anthony Partridge recently spoke at the STEP Cayman conference on effectively managing relationships with settlors. One of the recurring points of discussion
In recent months there has been a growing trend for companies located in offshore financial centres to migrate to other offshore financial centres.
On 16 December 2019, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission issued the results of its Survey on Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Factors and Climate Risks in Asset Management.
The notification window for new registrations under the FCAs Temporary Permission Regime (TPR) closes on 30th January 2020.
Isle of Man
Greg Jones considers the fate which may await the UK's super rich following this week's UK General Election…
It is clear that a well drafted and properly administered trust can be an effective asset protection vehicle in the context of divorce. Broadly the test now applied by the Family Division of...
With fewer than one third of family businesses surviving the transition between generations; Richard Prosser, Group Director and Trusts Service Line Lead looks at what advisers can do to...
Many trust disputes are not about what a trustee may or may not have done but about who should or shouldn't be the trustee. A common situation is where one member of a family has the power...
With last year marking the tenth anniversary of the introduction of Jersey foundations into Jersey law, Grant Barbour, Managing Director - Private Client presents the final part of his series...
Owing to their flexibility, significant numbers of Jersey foundations have been incorporated as orphan structures for specified purposes
The relationship between Jersey and the Middle East is an important one.
Our global Private Wealth team regularly advises clients on charitable giving and philanthropy. In this interview, Henry Wickham from our Jersey team
With 2019 marking the tenth anniversary of the introduction of Jersey foundations into Jersey law, in a series of articles Grant Barbour, Managing Director - Private Client breaks down their key
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) was established in the year 2002 as flagship hub for global commodities trade providing state-of-the art physical, financial and market infrastructure.
Private wealth solutions for families in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") have been revolutionised in the past two years by foundation laws in the Dubai International Financial Centre
After spending six days with colleagues from our Jersey, Guernsey and Dubai offices meeting with clients and intermediaries in the UAE, the message remains upbeat: there's plenty of work to be...