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  • Failure to act promptly can be costly for lawyers weblink

    Briefings | 25 April 2014

    Feltham v Bouskell provides a cautionary tale for lawyers regarding the need to act quickly upon the receipt of instructions from elderly or ill clients.

  • Adminstration in the Isle of Man weblink

    Briefings | 22 April 2014

    Gulldale has become the first Isle of Man incorporated company with the centre of main interest in the Isle of Man to be placed into administration in England.

  • Wealth Structuring 20:20 2014 weblink

    Briefings | 9 April 2014

    This feature publication aims to tap into the issues facing high-net-worth individuals around the globe, and investigate the themes and challenges affecting this elite group.

  • UK FATCA: reporting requirements for Bermuda trusts weblink

    Briefings | 14 March 2014

    Financial institutions in Bermuda will soon be obliged to provide information to foreign tax authorities relating to the financial affairs of US and UK resident clients.

  • Insight into the global CLO market weblink

    Briefings | 8 January 2014

    The latest report from Appleby provides data, insight and analysis on the global collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market.

  • Still Prest to disclose: Petrodel wound up weblink

    Briefings | 3 December 2013

    The decision of the Supreme Court in London in the divorce proceedings of Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd and Others was awaited with eager anticipation.

  • Litigation remedies and rights: some key differences between Bermuda and the UK weblink

    Briefings | 3 December 2013

    This article underlines the differences from the law or practice of the UK in three areas that have an impact on the enforcement of claims by creditors and shareholders of Bermuda companies.

  • Banking reorganisation in a brave new world weblink

    Briefings | 17 September 2013

    The banking world has changed. On 1 April 2013 the UK’s Financial Services Authority was split into three separate entities.

  • Insolvent Jersey companies: a creditor’s options weblink

    Briefings | 22 August 2013

    There was a ripple of concern in both Jersey and the UK after the High Court’s decision in HSBC Bank v Tambrook Jersey Ltd [2013] EWHC 866 (Ch).

  • The corporate veil principle weblink

    Briefings | 7 June 2013

    A lawfully incorporated company has a legal personality and identity that is separate from its directors or shareholders and is a separate legal entity, vested of separate legal rights and liabilities.

  • Bribery Act 2012 weblink

    Briefings | 7 June 2013

    The Bribery Act 2012 received Royal Assent on 21 May 2013 and is largely based on the Bribery Act 2010 (of Parliament), which came into force on 1 July 2011.

  • Keeping it in the family weblink

    Briefings | 18 April 2013

    A number of high-profile English cases have recently shone the spotlight upon the treatment of inherited property in divorce proceedings.

  • Where does Rubin leave Isle of Man insolvency practitioners? weblink

    Briefings | 9 April 2013

    The recent decision of Rubin v Euro Finance SA and others [2012] UK SC 46 has been welcomed in England and Wales.

  • English court approves payment for votes in favour of a financial reorganisation weblink

    Briefings | 9 April 2013

    In the past 10 years, 105,290 companies have been registered in the Cayman Islands. However, the number of companies on the Cayman Islands Corporate Register has only increased from 64,495 to 92,964.

  • The Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012 — seminar presentations download

    Briefings | 26 March 2013

    The Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012 is expected to come into force on 29 April 2013. Property lawyers from Appleby ran a seminar on 11 March outlining the key aspects of the legislation.

  • The Manx Disclosure Facility weblink

    Briefings | 19 March 2013

    The Manx Disclosure Facility is a facility by which taxpayers can regularise their tax affairs in the UK by making voluntary disclosure and a limited payment in respect of their outstanding liabilities.

  • Mistaken dispositions into trust — a recent case heard before Royal Court of Guernsey weblink

    Briefings | 19 March 2013

    Appleby recently acted in the matter of Dervan and MD Events v Concept Fiduciaries Ltd and Others for applicants to the Royal Court of Guernsey who sought to set aside two dispositions into an employee benefit trust on the ground of mistake.

  • English High Court ruling: what if you don't want your photo on Facebook? weblink

    Briefings | 25 February 2013

    The English High Court ruled last month that a person has a right to expect that certain photos taken of them — even after uploaded onto Facebook — will be kept private.