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Guernsey’s Court of Appeal has handed down a further judgment in the long-running Guernsey litigation concerning the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust.
Mourant Ozannes has announced three internal promotions to group partner with effect from February.
Paul Christopher, Hong Kong managing partner at Mourant Ozannes, recently joined a delegation from Guernsey Finance in China.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Pershing Square Holdings Ltd on all Guernsey-related aspects of its conversion from an open-ended to a closed-ended registered fund.
In various courts, convicted criminals may face the possibility of a confiscation order being made against them so as to prevent them from benefitting from their crimes.
The Royal Court of Jersey has on four occasions clarified the extent and effect of its powers, both new and existing, in relation to mistaken dispositions of property to a trust.
The Royal Court has declined to strike out proceedings brought by the successor trustee and manager of three unit trusts against the former trustee and manager of those unit trusts.
The Guernsey Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that the court has the power to require beneficiaries to provide information to trustees.
Crociani is a significant ruling with far-reaching effects for contentious and non-contentious trust lawyers all over the world.
In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes provides a comparison of the applicable limitation/prescription periods in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey.
A private trust company is a privately owned corporate trustee whose sole purpose is to act as trustee to a trust or group of ‘connected’ trusts.
Tantular v AG: Royal Court in Jersey provides clarification as to the impact of saisies judiciaires on discretionary trusts
A saisie judiciaire may not be granted over the assets of a discretionary trust merely on the grounds that the offender (or suspected offender) is a beneficiary.
This article looks at the implications for a trustee in Jersey faced with the difficult situation where it is suspected that trust assets may be the proceeds of crime and/or a civil fraud.
The topics considered in this update have, by accident rather than design, an anti-money laundering flavour to them.
Before purchasing real estate in the Cayman Islands, very careful consideration should be given as to how to take title to the real estate to be purchased.
The Law Society of Jersey, the statutory regulatory body for advocates and solicitors of the Royal Court, has appointed Jonathan Speck as its new president.
In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal has clarified what is meant by ‘exclusive jurisdiction’ and ‘forum for administration’.
Mourant Ozannes is to co-present two trust and private client conferences — one in Guernsey and one in Jersey.
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.
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.