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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.
Mourant Ozannes has advised an affiliate of Greystar Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of a portfolio of student properties in London from Oasis Capital.
Paul Christopher, managing partner of Mourant Ozannes’ Hong Kong office, has appeared as a panellist at Business BVI’s Annual Asia conference in Hong Kong.
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.
Mourant Ozannes has advised SNC-Lavalin Group on its takeover of FTSE 250 company Kentz Corporation. The takeover valued Kentz at around £1.2bn.
Mourant Ozannes has recruited David Byrne as its global head of business development and marketing.
Getting it right: how to make a successful application for the appointment of provisional liquidators
The main job of a judge is to determine and uphold rights of property ownership, so applications to appoint provisional liquidators tend to go against the judicial grain.
A long-anticipated overhaul of the Cayman Islands Exempted Limited Partnership Law was enacted on 2 July 2014. This article summarises the key changes.
Mourant Ozannes has advised Canadian investment holding company Endiang Holdings on its acquisition of ARC Group.
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 is now in force.
Mourant Ozannes has advised venture capital firm Emerald Technology Ventures on the addition of three new investors to the Emerald Cleantech Fund III.
The dispute has given rise to a number of decisions touching on recognition and assistance to foreign insolvency practitioners, receivers and government agencies.