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Guernsey Royal Court Permits Beneficiary's Application To Terminate Trust
The recent Guernsey case of Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation) v Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough International Corp [2019] GRC011 has, for the first time,
Guernsey
26 Apr 2019
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Disclosure In Jersey: What, When And From Whom? (Part 2)
This is the second of two articles on disclosure in civil proceedings in Jersey. The first can be found here.
Jersey
14 Mar 2019
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Representation Of Hawksford Jersey Limited re H Trust
The Trust has only one material asset.
Jersey
3 Oct 2018
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Un-Tainting Protected Settlements – A Cure When Prevention Fails?
Important changes were made to the UK's deemed domicile regime in 2017. These complex new rules pose yet another set of challenges for offshore trustees of trusts with UK resident, deemed UK domicile settlors. While most hope to avoid the new tainting regime for so called ‘protected settlements', given the ease with which a trust can be tainted, and the potentially calamitous tax consequences of a tainting event, this is an area of high risk for trustees.
UK
19 Feb 2018
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The Purgative Effect Of The Pugachev Judgment
In October 2017 the English High Court handed down a significant judgment in which it found that the assets of five discretionary trusts settled by Russian oligarch, Sergei Pugachev could be used to satisfy claims by Mr Pugachev's creditors.
Jersey
7 Feb 2018
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In The Ring, Round 2: Transparency v Right To Confidentiality
In Round 2 of our series of 3 articles on Jersey's approach to the concept of transparency in respect of beneficial ownership information...
Jersey
7 Feb 2018
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In The Ring, Round 1: Transparency v Right To Confidentiality
In a series of 3 articles (Rounds 1 to 3), we explore Jersey's approach to the concept of transparency in respect of beneficial ownership information.
Jersey
24 Oct 2017
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Spilling The Beans: Information & Document Sharing With Beneficiaries
This is an area of the law dominated by rebuttable presumptions and there are few, if any, hard and fast rules.
Jersey
2 Mar 2017
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Proposed Amendments To The Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984: A Commentary
The States of Jersey's Chief Minister's Department recently issued a consultation paper on a proposed 7th amendment to the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984.
Jersey
15 Aug 2016
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Baker & Partners Secure Jurisdiction Victory In Application To Remove A Trustee
Following an extensive investigation by the Panamanian authorities into its affairs, PanTrust was banned by the Panamanian regulator from conducting trust business from February 2015.
Jersey
21 Oct 2015
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Dishonest Assistance – Understanding The Risks: Guidance Note
Dishonest assistance is a category of secondary liability that can attach to a person who assists in a breach of trust or a breach of fiduciary duty.
Jersey
5 May 2015
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Retirement, Replacement & Removal Of Trustees: Guidance Note
This Guidance Note will cover a host of practical issues for trustees seeking to step down from office and the practical implications of some recent court decisions on applications to remove a trustee.
Jersey
13 Apr 2015
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"Honestly, I Had No Idea!" Unquestioning Loyalty To Your Client Can Make You Dishonest, If Your Client Is A Fraudster
This recent judgment of the Royal Court of Jersey is a wake-up call to offshore fiduciaries and corporate service providers
Jersey
19 Nov 2014
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