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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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Representation of Pringle, Fleming and Burnett – yet another nail in the coffin for désastre?
A recent judgment of the Royal Court has reinforced the wide nature of the court's jurisdiction to order a just and equitable winding up of an insolvent company whilst underlining the court's apparent distaste for désastre in the context of corporate insolvency.
Jersey
4 Dec 2017
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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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Carlyle Capital v Conway: In The Line of Duty
A recent judgment of the Guernsey Royal Court provides comprehensive guidance on the duties of directors. In Carlyle Capital Corp Limited (in liquidation) and ors v Conway and ors there is extensive consideration of the duties owed by a director to the company and the standard of care to be expected. The judgment will be of great interest to the wider offshore financial services market.
Jersey
27 Sep 2017
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Reach for the SARs
The JFSC has been focusing heavily on Suspicious Activity Reports ("SARs") recently. This is understandable. SARs are a crucial part of the regulatory framework. If regulated businesses are properly reporting suspicions of criminal conduct then the law enforcement agencies receive vital ammunition for cleaning up the finance industry and investigating crime without lifting a finger.
Jersey
12 Sep 2017
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Calling Time: English High Court Declares Limitation Period On Claims Against Directors Of Jersey Companies
On the 15th May 2017, the Chancery Division of the English High Court in O'Keef & Anor v Caner & Ors [2017] EWHC 1105 (Ch) held, as a matter of fact, that the appropriate prescription period...
Jersey
26 May 2017
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Cyberfraud – Why Businesses Need To Be Prepared
The risks posed by ‘traditional' forms of fraud (undertaken by dishonest employees or directors diverting funds from client accounts) will always be of concern to financial services businesses.
Jersey
5 Dec 2016
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What Has Compliance Ever Done For Us?
There are very few circumstances in life that The Life of Brian doesn't have a suitable quote for. The "What have the Romans ever given us?" scene sprang to mind recently when listening to not uncommon complaints that the compliance function was hindering business development or being otherwise obstructive or unhelpful.
Jersey
18 Jul 2016
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Declaratory Relief In The Context Of Regulatory Actions
In a recent judgment the Royal Court has provided helpful guidance to local businesses operating under "lock down" directions issued by the Jersey Financial Services Commission ("the Commission") as to what constitutes a payment in the ordinary course of business.
Jersey
22 Feb 2016
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Angelmist Properties Limited v Leonard And Others
The case, a summary judgment application/interim payment application, provides important guidance on the discharging of the director's duty of care.
Jersey
4 Feb 2016
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Jersey Foundations - Fit for purpose?
Foundations are a relatively new legal concept in Jersey having been introduced by the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009.
Jersey
30 Apr 2015
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Eagerly Anticipated Trial Compromised On Day One - Dalemont Limited v Senatorov And Others
Two central questions lay at the heart of the trial in Dalemont which was due to commence on 30 September 2013, but which did not go ahead following a concession of the claim by Mr Senatorov less than an hour before the trial was due to start.
Jersey
19 Mar 2014
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