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Assets of husband's "Dear me" trust included in wife's huge £453.6 million (41.5 per cent of total marital assets) divorce award.
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In October last year we reported on the Isle of Man's first Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) case.
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DQ's Head of Regulatory & Compliance Services, Sinead O'Connor, spoke last week (26 April 2017) at a conference in London on the new corporate criminal offence of failure to prevent...
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The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the inheritance case of Ilott v Mitson.
Simcocks
The Isle of Man advocate instructed to act would usually review any transaction documents being entered into by the Isle of Man legal entity from an Isle of Man law perspective.
Simcocks
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
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Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
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Document retention is a hot topic, in light of various leaks that have taken place and most notably the Panama Papers, where some of the leaked documentation dated back to the 1970s.
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There are a number of ways in which a Trust may end. This may involve action taken by the Trustees, the Settlor, the Beneficiaries, a third party or the Court.
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The US Internal Revenue Service has announced (16 February 2017) that avoiding tax by hiding money or assets in unreported offshore accounts remains on its 2017 list of tax scams that it calls...
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2017 already looks like being a busy year for Tynwald, the Island's parliament, but one of the most important bills likely to be introduced into the House of Keys in the next few weeks...
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Do you work at senior management level or are you an MLRO or compliance officer within the financial services industry?
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Following the successful introduction of ‘failure to prevent' offences in the areas of bribery and tax evasion, the UK government is priming another possible corporate offence with a call for evidence launched on 13 January 2017, to end on 24 March 2017, on ‘corporate liability for economic crime'.
Simcocks
Under the Manx and UK copyright legislation it is not an infringement of a design document to make industrially articles in accordance with the design which are not themselves artistic works, including works of artistic craftsmanship.
DQ Advocates
A 2016 case has marked a departure by the Courts from the usual standard of care imposed upon a financial advisor when advising clients.
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There is currently, and rightly, much focus on mental health problems and illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
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During the lifetime of the Trust, it is likely that the Trustee will receive requests for information about the Trust, or its administration, from a beneficiary.
Information Management Solutions Limited
Passports have become a commodity.
DQ Advocates
When considering a request by a beneficiary for a distribution from a Trust Fund, a Trustee should first ensure that they have power under either the terms of the trust instrument...
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A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
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DQ Advocates
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
DQ Advocates
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
Simcocks
The Isle of Man advocate instructed to act would usually review any transaction documents being entered into by the Isle of Man legal entity from an Isle of Man law perspective.
DQ Advocates
Document retention is a hot topic, in light of various leaks that have taken place and most notably the Panama Papers, where some of the leaked documentation dated back to the 1970s.
Simcocks
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
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The Isle of Man's low tax status, political and economic stability and proximity to the key markets of Europe make it a compelling and cost-effective alternative for the domicile of investment funds.
Simcocks
A table detailing comparison of Foundations in different jurisdictions.
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The Isle of Man Equality Act is making its passage through Tynwald and it is estimated that it will receive Royal Assent by Summer 2017.
Simcocks
Reforms to Isle of Man trust law are being introduced under the Trusts (Amendment) Act 2015 expected to become operational on June 16 2015.
Information Management Solutions Limited
Passports have become a commodity.
DQ Advocates
Last year, leading offshore law firm DQ Advocates reported on the Isle of Man High Court's judgment in the case of The Slegaby Estate Limited and Samuel George Alder v Lloyds Bank International Limited.
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In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
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