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The recent English Court of Appeal ruling in Re Danka Business Systems plc considers how insolvency practitioners ought to deal with contingent claims.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Highcross Group in connection with the $1bn (£635m) sale of the assets of Highcross Regional UK Partners and Highcross Regional UK Partners III to Northwood Investors.
This briefing provides an introduction to the factors that determine whether a Jersey insurance business transfer scheme is required and an outline of the procedure for the transfer of insurance business in Jersey.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Hermes on the sale of 50 per cent of the development phase of Wellington Place in Leeds to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
Katie Hooper was sworn in before the Royal Court of Jersey on 1 December and Matt McManus was admitted as a solicitor on 18 December.
In May the English Court of Appeal held that access to a company’s register of members did not have to be given if one of the purposes of the request was not proper. What are the implications for Guernsey?
Limited partnerships are governed by the Limited Partnerships (Guernsey) Law, 1995, as amended.
Mourant Ozannes advises Big Yellow Group, Cable & Wireless, Informa and Workspace Group on equity placings
Mourant Ozannes has advised four FTSE 250 companies on their recent equity placings, which have raised in a total in excess of £495m.
A recent case held that payments made by insolvent companies out of share premium to redeemed shareholders cannot be clawed back by a liquidator using section 37(6) of the Companies Law.
Mourant Ozannes has advised to Brockton Capital Fund III and Dunedin Property on real-estate transactions totalling £146.5m.
Mourant Ozannes has announced three internal promotions to group partner with effect from February.
This briefing sets out the main features of Jersey cell companies and highlights the benefits offered by this highly flexible type of company.
This briefing sets out some of the key advantages to using a Guernsey foundation for charitable purposes, and some of the unique aspects of Guernsey law.
Remuneration of voluntary liquidators where the company subsequently goes into insolvent liquidation
The BVI court has considered the approach to be adopted in fixing the remuneration of voluntary liquidators where the company subsequently enters insolvent liquidation.
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.
The judgment handed down in the matter of the seven Mitco Retail companies on 14 July 2014 provided an insight as to how administration applications are treated in the Guernsey court.
In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes provides a comparison of the applicable limitation/prescription periods in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey.
MOrsel: in business, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know — Nautech Services Ltd v CSS Ltd and Ors
The Royal Court in Jersey has held that a business’s client contact information, stored on a database, is protected by laws of confidentiality and copyright.