Knowledge

Guide
Guernsey: Security over Intangible Property

This note sets out the steps involved in taking security over intangible moveable property under Guernsey law...

Guide
Partnerships in Jersey

In addition to the option of creating a 'standard' partnership via a partnership agreement under Jersey customary law...

Guide
Knowledge is Power; Information is Liberating - with help from...

The Guernsey Court has confirmed that, in rare circumstances, it is appropriate for trustees to demand information from...

Guide
Purpose Trusts in Jersey

The traditional elements of a trust involve a relationship between a settlor, a trustee and a beneficiary in respect of...

Guide
Why a Will is Vital Under Guernsey's Inheritance Laws

Under Guernsey’s previous laws of inheritance, individuals were not able to leave their assets exactly as they wished...

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Guidelines for Making a Will: Jersey Domiciled

This briefing looks at the guidelines for making a Jersey will and looks at the various intricacies of these important...

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) - SPAC to the...

Special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) or “cash shells” are back in fashion. We are seeing greater interest...

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Disclosure Of Trust Documents To A Non-Beneficiary - H A PATEL &...

The First-tier Tribunal of England and Wales has not accepted the settlors’ / protectors’ position that they do not...

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Protector's Removal - Guidance from the Jersey Courts

Settlors establishing discretionary trusts often appoint a protector as a safeguard against errant trustees.

Guide
Sham Trusts

The success of the offshore trust industry was been founded, at least in part, upon the expectation of parties that a...

Guide
Will Trusts

Succession planning is crucial to all of us. It is not simply the reserve of the wealthy.

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Removal of Protector

On 14th July 2015 the Royal Court of Guernsey handed down judgment in a case that will be of interest to all trust and...