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Carey Olsen
Estate litigation continues to be on the rise across both the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Carey Olsen
This briefing details the upcoming changes to British Virgin Islands trusts and probate legislation that were discussed by their Government on 12 March 2021.
Bills to bring in significant amendments to the BVI's trusts and probate legislation were gazetted on 12 March 2021. Below is a summary of the headline changes.
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster is pleased to advise that the Property (Miscellaneous) Provisions Act, 2021 and the Administration of Small Estates (Amendment) Act, 2021 have been passed by the BVI legislature and...
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster is pleased to confirm that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Government has introduced a substantial number of changes to its trust and...
O'Neal Webster
BVI extends the ability to reseal foreign grants of probate and administration in the territory to numerous other reseal foreign grants of probate and administration
Cayman Islands
Maples Group
The Cayman Islands has recently introduced legislation which temporarily allows for the valid signing of certain documents where the witness is not in the immediate physical presence of the person...
Carey Olsen
This guide to Cayman's private client sector includes commentary on tax, trusts, foundations and private wealth structures used within the jurisdiction, including charitable or philanthropic...
Harris Kyriakides
Unpreceded for the Cypriot Courts is the decision of the Supreme Court of Cyprus (the Court) which was issued on 16th of February 2021 (the Case).
Harris Kyriakides
This article examines the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of decisions rendered by a judicial or administrative authority in a Contracting State in respect of a maintenance obligation
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
Adoption can be defined as the legal means by which an adult voluntarily and legally assumes the parental responsibility of a child, after the child's biological parents have been absolved of their
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The cessation of cohabitation may occur even if the spouses happen to still live under the same roof.
Collas Crill
An increasing number of people have sought to make Wills during the COVID-19 pandemic. Given restrictions on social interaction and physical distancing
In the case of B v Erinvale, the Royal Court intervened to set aside a decision of the trustee not to make the spouse of the settlor a beneficiary in her own right. The Court's decision has...
The pandemic has necessitated adaptation on everyone's part, with restrictions on travel and in-person gatherings altering, perhaps indelibly, the way in which we communicate and interact with each other.
Carey Olsen
Through our executorship company, Carey Olsen Executors Jersey Limited, we provide a professional estate administration service for family members, individuals, lawyers, or other professionals...
WH Partners
This article explains the concepts of reserved portion and collation under the Maltese succession law.
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
With the swift changes in the personal laws of the UAE, the most momentous among them were the laws relating to Divorce and Inheritance.
Hassan Elhais
In the beginning of 2021, Decision No. 3 of 2021 organized the visitation timings by one of the one parents, and the decision has organized the time numbers and types, as well as the age of the Child ...
Hassan Elhais
In the beginning of 2021, the Dubai Courts issued Decision No. 3 of 2021, organizing the application of personal status matters.
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