When you hear the word "foundation" your immediate correlation is probably "charity."
While recent events have put a temporary halt on global mobility, as the pandemic dissipates it seems likely that there will be increasing interest from high-net-worth individuals and their families in having their primary or secondary residence in an offshore location.
With world economies in trouble in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, high-net-worth individuals and their advisors may be seeking new wealth management vehicles and opportunities.
As families and their advisers look beyond traditional wealth centres as a location for the family office, the British Overseas Territories (BOTs) of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands are proving increasingly popular choices.
British Virgin Islands
A Chabra injunction is a powerful weapon which can substantially enhance the scope of assets which a claimant can ring-fence. Here, Carey Olsen's Jeremy Lightfoot, Richard Brown and Catie Wang...
In the wake of the economic downturn resulting from the global pandemic, a significant increase in fraud cases can unfortunately be expected.
For decades, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been a leading international financial centre that continues to play a unique and neutral role in global finance.
Canada is a thriving market for Cayman private wealth services, with Cayman's full package of wealth structuring and lifestyle factors attracting growing numbers of high value residents from the...
The economic, political and social upheaval which has visited so many countries in recent months has forced many wealthy families to focus on their longer term financial plans.
The Cayman Islands comprise three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. They are located in the Western Caribbean Sea, approximately 500 miles south of Miami, Florida.
Family offices managing the affairs of high-net-worth families have become increasingly important to the financial services industry in Hong Kong and most other major financial centres.
Investors often set up their investment structure in offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands.
More and more couples are having conversations about getting a Pre-Nuptial Agreement (PNA) in anticipation of an upcoming marriage
We are living in uncertain times and family offices currently face material challenges.
he court said that fresh proceedings should have been brought and that all the relevant beneficiaries with an interest in the outcome should have been convened.
Wisdom Hon leads Ogier's Private Wealth team on the ground in Hong Kong, advising international wealthy families and trust companies on estate and succession planning
The purpose of this briefing note is to set out some of the benefits of Jersey trusts. Primarily, they revolve around wealth management and preservation, but they can serve many purposes and take many forms, ...
Turks and Caicos Islands
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Whether its Air Drake on the runway, DJ Khaled on Instagram live or Stephen Curry vacationing with his family, TCI represents the modern-day getaway for the wealthy.
United Arab Emirates
As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, where the UAE in particular has seen a range of legislative measures being introduced focussing on asset protection and safeguarding the wealth of family run businesses in the GCC.
Shining a light on the courts of British Virgin Islands' approach to granting the appointment of receivers, and the state of the law in respect of this powerful interim remedy.