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O’Sullivan Law
When a client dies leaving assets in more than one country, conflict of laws rules (also known as private international law or PIL rules) step in to help determine which country's law should govern succession of the estate.
O’Sullivan Law
ONE ISSUE THAT has been brewing for too long, but is now coming to a head in wealth planning, is the regulation of those who provide financial product sales advice and financial planning services...
In the case of X (as Trustee of the A Trust) v Y (as Beneficiary of the A Trust) (unreported) 15 March 2017, Smellie CJ, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands granted Beddoe relief to a trustee...
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) came into force on 1 July 2017.
New Street, an owner-managed business, has grown steadily since its launch in 2014.
ADGM is a strategic platform and partner in the Middle East for foreign investment advisors looking to invest in the region or attract Middle East investors.
Guernsey-connected online investment business Wealthify is experiencing huge growth thanks to its innovation, according to its directors.
He said the event had once more demonstrated the appetite for knowledge in relation to CRS.
Freedom Select Funds PCC Limited has been converted to become the first open-ended Private Investment Fund.
Guernsey-headquartered Ravenscroft has launched two of its successful funds into the UK market.
The case relates to a funded unapproved retirement benefits scheme (or FURBS) which is a Guernsey trust and holds assets of significant value, for the benefit of the sole member of the FURBS...
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Guernsey is one of the world's largest offshore finance centres, with a thriving funds industry.
An employer's defence against claims under both the employment and discrimination laws was rejected for being filed late – and employment law specialist Daniel Read says that the case should remind employers...
In June 2017, the Government of Jersey published a survey inviting local businesses from all industries to provide their views on Brexit and the potential impact it might have on them.
Jersey Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration were issued to Executors and Administrators from 74 worldwide jurisdictions last year, underlining the international aspect of probate and estate work in the Island.
The essence of the arrangement was that Rangers paid monies into the EBT and further into various sub-trusts for the benefit of players and other senior figures within the club.
Jersey Finance Limited
1 July marked a number of things – 21 days until the school summer holidays; 42 days until the Premier League kicks off again; and 176 days until Christmas.
Wozniak Legal
Poland does not have a law providing for the restitution of property nationalised by the communist government after WW2, so for the time being the process must be looked into on an individual basis.
HMRC's successful appeal against the owners of the now-liquidated Glasgow Rangers FC is likely to lead to further challenges against Employee Benefit Trusts (EBT) and other loan and benefit schemes that have not yet gone through the settlement process.
For the first time, a Guernsey trustee has sought advice from the Royal Court over whether it should submit to the jurisdiction of a foreign court – notwithstanding the firewall provisions of the island's trusts law.
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