N. Xenofontos LLC
A trust is a fiduciary relationship in which one party, known as a settlor (or trustor or grantor in the U.S.), gives another party, the trustee, the right to hold title to property or assets...
Carey Olsen has appointed wills and inheritance specialist Elizabeth Le Guillou as a senior associate in its Jersey trusts and private wealth practice.
The Guernsey Court of Appeal in Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough Int. Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation),
On the back of that decision the Court of Appeal has now handed down its interesting and, in part, novel judgment dealing with the question of the Trustee's costs.
Jersey and Guernsey trusts and foundations are popular choices for asset protection structuring. In this Q&A, partner Rupert Morris and senior counsel Sevyn Kalsi from Walkers' Guernsey and Jersey Private Capital & Trusts teams...
In 2019, Jersey's Royal Court (the Court) had to carefully consider the breadth of its discretion to grant relief under the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984, as amended (the Law)...
The Royal Court of Jersey has issued a significant judgment in Re The O Trust and The J Trust  JRC 220A where it considered the validity of the appointment of a protector and trustees, and the consequences...
Private wealth structures are not immune from insolvency. Here we examine the Jersey and Guernsey position from the trustee's perspective and consider the issues with which a trustee
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is far reaching. This briefing considers some fiduciary and practical issues relevant to trustees in the private wealth area...
The profound impact which the current pandemic has had on all aspects of life cannot be understated. This, of course, includes the global economic downturn; in some quarters it has been compared to...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Amendments have been made to the beneficial ownership regulations relating to trusts, foundations and associations together...
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning (BCP/DRP) is good practice for businesses, sometimes even imposed by law or the regulator. The coronavirus crisis currently exposes businesses around the world...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The enforced lockdown brought about by COVID-19 has meant a drastic change in the way business is carried out. One practical impact of isolation is that it has become less convenient to have contracts and agreements printed ...
In place of the ABS industry conference in Barcelona this year, our latest webinar saw Senior Consultant and Non-Executive Director Sally Gilding join two expert corporate trustee lawyers.
UK real estate investment is considered by many to have a positive and significant track record of attracting investment flows as an alternative asset class for institutional investors such.....
Our Corporate Trust & Agency Podcast Series places a spotlight on topical issues and developments affecting the corporate trust and agency community.
In recent years, the reporting obligations on trustees worldwide have been increasing incrementally, with FATCA and the Common Reporting Standards imposing an extra annual obligation on top of the usual menu of tasks...
It isn't uncommon for us to support clients by updating and consolidating their financial position, taking a holistic view, often across borders and holdings.
This article was originally published in December 2019 for the Trusts & Trustees Journal (Vol 25, No 10, pp 1025-1032), under the title ‘To reserve or not to reserve? That is the question – Part I'.
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