While protectors are now widely encountered in offshore trusts, until now the legal relationship between protectors and trustees has not been the subject of substantive legal enquiry.
British Virgin Islands
Given the increased scrutiny applied to offshore entities in the current global climate and the introduction of regulatory requirements such as economic substance regimes, beneficial ownership reporting …
A BVI company can grant security over its assets in any manner permitted or required in the local jurisdiction where such assets and/or tangible moveable property are located.
In recent years, we have seen strong demand in the Cayman Islands Corporate team for the establishment of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)...
This guide outlines the statutory procedure whereby a body corporate incorporated, registered or existing with limited liability under the laws of any jurisdiction outside the Cayman Islands...
This guide outlines the statutory procedure whereby an exempted company incorporated and registered under the Companies Act (2021 Revision) (Companies Act) which proposes to be registered...
Baker & Partners
The recent decision of the Cayman Islands Grand Court in Fang Holdings Limited is a helpful reminder of the requirements to be satisfied when seeking an order under section 99 of the Companies Act
A Guernsey incorporated special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) is the first of its kind to be listed on Euronext Amsterdam, with Guernsey's regulatory framework being cited as a key factor in the decision.
Isle of Man
The Sovereign Group
The Staff of Government Appeal Division of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man set aside an order of the High Court on 19 July 2021 and directed a trustee to reconsider its decision not to appoint a new protector to the trust, ...
Baker & Partners
What can you do if you think the sole director of the company you have a shareholding in has given away all its assets? Is a just & equitable winding up justifiable where there is uncertainty as to ...
Changes to streamline the Jersey prospectus rules so that they more closely reflect the regimes in the UK and across Europe will take effect from Tuesday 19 October 2021.
It is not without good reason that Jersey has become the favoured destination for registering FTSE 100 and AIM companies outside of the UK.
On 19 October 2021, changes to the definition of "prospectus" in the Jersey Companies Law will come into force. These changes will exclude certain categories of debt and equity invitations...
The trust is a concept recognised in many parts of the globe with many countries either having their own trust laws or having ratified the Hague Convention.
Although special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are not a new phenomenon, SPAC activity in the European Union has increased significantly since the beginning of this year.
Luxembourg remains a pre-eminent jurisdiction for private
equity investment funds, with unregulated funds being the most
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With Expo 2020 Dubai fast approaching, many businesses are looking to enter the UAE market and existing businesses are looking to expand their presence.
The obvious statement that 2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges needs no explaining.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Between October 4-6, 2021, Shearman & Sterling sponsored the World Hydrogen Congress. During the conference, partner Dan Feldman, Leader of Shearman & Sterling's Global Hydrogen Industry Team...
ケイマン諸島のCourt of Appealにおいて、2020年4月23日の包括的な判決では、Moses JA,Martin JA そして Rix JAの各判事が、株主間の紛争を仲裁で処理する条項と、会社を公