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The Value Of An Enduring Power Of Attorney
Individuals young and old should carefully consider what would happen to them if they were to become mentally or physically unable to handle their personal and/or business affairs.
Bermuda
30 Oct 2018
2
The Problem Facing Trustees In Identifying Beneficiaries In An Age Of Genetics
While it is commonly believed that the law of trusts dates back to the Middle Ages, the concept is far older and can be found in a number of cultures.
Guernsey
12 Sep 2018
3
Navigating The Silver Split
Divorce for the older couple will no doubt become a hot topic once again in the wake of the Chancellor's 2016 autumn statement...
UK
10 Feb 2017
4
Parental Responsibility: Is There Soon To Be A Change In The ‘Force'?
For unmarried fathers in Jersey, knowing what rights and responsibilities one has for one's children can be confusing. In the UK the situation is somewhat simpler:
Jersey
12 Oct 2016
5
Your Will Should Include 'Bits And Pieces'
Clients frequently spend a lot of time considering their estate plans – and that is particularly the case when it comes to their Wills.
Bermuda
19 Sep 2016
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How To Avoid The Wars Of The Roses
Divorce carries the reputation of being one of life's most traumatic experiences. There are, however, many misconceptions about divorce proceedings which can be easily dispelled.
Bermuda
13 Sep 2016
7
Get Your Affairs In Order – Review Your Will
In the recent Budget Statement, the Minister of Finance confirmed that government's priority is to eliminate the deficit and that it has a three-year plan to achieve this goal.
Bermuda
16 Mar 2016
8
Family Offices And The Bermuda Proposition
John Grisham's character, Troy Phelan, in "The Testament" has a dramatic approach to estate planning.
Bermuda
17 Feb 2016
9
Growing Trend For Trusts And Foundations
Significant economic growth in Asia has contributed to a meteoric rise of high net worth individuals in the region and private wealth is also expected to almost double in value...
Hong Kong
30 Nov 2015
10
EU Succession Regulation - How It Affects You Outside Of The EU
The EU Succession Regulation is not just an EU thing as it ambitiously attempts to resolve the conflict of laws in succession matters.
Jersey
26 Oct 2015
11
Succession Planning In The Middle East
Many Middle Eastern families face the pressure of transiting their businesses to the next generation, but all too often family leaders defer the transition, for a multiple of reasons, for as long as possible.
Jersey
20 Oct 2015
12
Invalid Appointments Of Protectors And Trustees: The Jersey Royal Court Provides Fresh Guidance
The Royal Court of Jersey has recently provided important guidance in relation to the circumstances in which the Court may hold the exercise of a fiduciary power to be invalid.
Jersey
16 Oct 2015
13
Keep It Seperate, Keep It Safe?
It is natural to think that the inheritance you received is yours alone, or that the shares in the business you owned before you married will always be ring-fenced just for you.
Jersey
7 Sep 2015
14
Transfer Of Shares On A Shareholder's Death
When a person who owns shares in a Bermuda company dies, the person's shares must be transferred into the name of his or her beneficiary. This is true whether the shares are in a local company, or in an exempted company.
Bermuda
6 Jul 2015
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Judge Rules Divorced Wives To Get A Job… Or Perhaps Not?
The topic of spousal maintenance has made the front page and headlines in several national newspapers and caught the attention of thousands of divorcing couples throughout the UK and Channel Islands.
Jersey
23 Apr 2015
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Law Of Wills And Estates In Bermuda - Eighth Edition
The Law of Wills and Estates in Bermuda - Eighth Edition, authored by Michael Mello QC, JP, TEP is now available.
Bermuda
14 Apr 2015
17
After Happily Ever After, Who Gets The Golden Eggs?
Although the court cannot directly order the sale of a company to fund a party’s settlement, such a sacrifice can be the intended and inevitable consequence of the orders made.
Bermuda
9 Mar 2015
18
Making Your Own Will Could Lead To An ‘Own Goal’
Persons who make their own Wills are known amongst litigation lawyers as a "lawyers’ delight".
Bermuda
19 Feb 2015
19
Failure To Act Promptly Can Be Costly For Lawyers
A recent court case in the United Kingdom provides a cautionary tale for lawyers regarding the need to act quickly upon the receipt of instructions.
Bermuda
29 Apr 2014
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Whose Bonus Is It Anyway?
Writing out a cheque in settlement of an ex-spouse’s claim in divorce proceedings can be an unedifying experience at the best of times.
Jersey
11 Apr 2014
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