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Norwich Pharmacal relief — obtaining information relating to a BVI company from its registered agent
This briefing note deals with the circumstances in which and methods by which non-public information about a BVI company can be obtained by a third party.
Mourant Ozannes is to co-present two trust and private client conferences — one in Guernsey and one in Jersey.
The court has emphasised the onus on a plaintiff to ensure their case is progressed expeditiously and the need to balance that obligation with the European Convention on Human Rights.
Guernsey: all potentially interested parties to be considered by the court when blessing a decision of trustees
The Guernsey Court of Appeal has upheld a decision blessing a trustee’s decision to pay for the costs of refinancing a trust asset from the assets of a family trust.
Jersey has approximately 30 tax information exchange agreements currently in force, with more in various stages of negotiation and agreement.
The Garnet litigation highlights the potential repercussions for banks and financial institutions in reporting suspicion and a resulting refusal of consent by the FIS.
To appeal a decision of the Royal Court, a party must serve a notice of appeal within one month from the date the judgment or order was ‘pronounced’.
In Re C (a Bankrupt) BVIHC 0080/2013: common law recognition of a foreign bankruptcy trustee in the BVI
In Re C (a Bankrupt) BVIHC 0080/2013, Mr Justice Bannister QC allowed common law recognition of a foreign bankruptcy trustee for the first time in the BVI.
The Guernsey Court of Appeal has reinstated an asset restraint order made over assets in a trust, where a beneficiary of that trust faced criminal proceedings in South Africa.
Mourant Ozannes has examined the principles relating to costs in non-adversarial trust proceedings.
What is the role of the Royal Court of Jersey in trustee applications for directions regarding disclosure of trust information?
The Royal Court of Jersey has blessed the decision of the trustee of the Y Trust to refuse disclosure of information concerning the trust to the first respondent.
Mourant Ozannes has a new Jersey advocate and Jersey solicitor. James Daniel and Carol Doherty appeared before the Royal Court of Jersey on 3 March 2014.
Mourant Ozannes has announced the promotion of three litigation lawyers in the Cayman Islands to senior positions within the firm.
Direct disclosure obligations resulting from joinder of adult beneficiaries to matrimonial proceedings affecting trusts
The trustees had applied to the Royal Court of Jersey and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court for the approval of their decisions not to participate in the English financial remedy proceedings.
Jim Edmondson will join Mourant Ozannes’ international trusts and private client practice as a consultant based in London.
Jersey has its own legal system and is a separate jurisdiction from that of England and Wales.
The Royal Court has, for the first time, allowed an appeal against the issuing by the Comptroller of a notice to disclose documents under the TIEA regulations.
Limitation periods in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are imposed by statute, namely the Limitation Ordinance 1961.
Limitation periods in the Cayman Islands are imposed by statute, namely the Limitation Law (1996 Revision).
The interpleader proceedings in Guernsey are dealing with substantial assets claimed to be the proceeds of a fraud alleged against Nikolai Battoo and the BC Capital Group.