Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
This article looks at the trustee requirements for SMSFs and sets out a number of reasons for preferring a corporate trustee.
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.
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
The Cayman Islands Private Funds Bill 2020 was published on 8 January 2020 and, if enacted in its current form will require that certain closed ended funds apply to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority for registration ...
Partner Anthony Partridge recently spoke at the STEP Cayman conference on effectively managing relationships with settlors. One of the recurring points of discussion
DeHeng Law Offices
In recent months there has been a growing trend for companies located in offshore financial centres to migrate to other offshore financial centres.
Welcome to the latest edition of our Asset Management and Investment Funds Legal and Regulatory Update.
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...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Maltese law allows for the establishment of various types of foundations, whether for a social or private purpose or for the benefit of named beneficiaries or a class thereof.
Clyde & Co
Tanzania recently released the Natural Wealth and Resources Regulations. In this article
The Law on Pledges Over Movable Property in Commercial Transactions No. 6750 ("Law No. 6750") has been published in the Official Gazette No. 29871 dated October 28, 2016
Connecticut is the 19th state to permit self-settled asset protection trusts, allowing individuals to transfer assets to an irrevocable trust on or after January 1, 2020
No family wants their personal issues or disputes over family wealth in the public eye. Even in private, these disagreements can be devastating for family relations...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In an earlier article we posted entitled "What's in a Name? (Part 1)," we set forth the various possible ways that assets can be titled. Titling controls how an asset that you...
A crucial aspect of any investigation into financial crime is the identification and immobilisation of the assets of the fraudster, wherever they are in the world.