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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.
The latest report from Appleby provides data, insight and analysis on the global collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market.
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.
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.
The banking world has changed. On 1 April 2013 the UK’s Financial Services Authority was split into three separate entities.
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  EWHC 866 (Ch).
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.
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.
A number of high-profile English cases have recently shone the spotlight upon the treatment of inherited property in divorce proceedings.
The recent decision of Rubin v Euro Finance SA and others  UK SC 46 has been welcomed in England and Wales.
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 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 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.
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.
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.