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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.
There is a newly published white paper on a proposed law to protect against sex discrimination.
The CRPL was enacted with a view to maintaining the confidentiality of commercial activities that take place in or in connection with the Cayman Islands.
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 Guernsey advocate. Matthew Guthrie, a senior associate within the international trusts and private client practice, has been sworn in at the Royal Court of Guernsey.
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.
Mourant Ozannes has been voted the ‘Best Offshore Law Firm’ at the Hedgeweek Global Awards.
The Cayman Islands Government confirmed on 25 March its continuing implementation of measures that will ensure that the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority will be ready for the implementation of AIFMD.
Mourant Ozannes volunteers have helped to clear the vegetation from a historic cemetary site on Grand Cayman.
Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey announce intention to enter into FATCA agreements with the US and UK
Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey looks set to enter into US and UK FATCA agreements.
The Companies Winding Up (Amendment) Rules 2013 came into operation on 1 March 2013. Orders 3, 8, 9, 11, 15, 19 and 25 of the Companies Winding Up Rules 2008 have been revoked and replaced by new orders.
The extent to which an offer document for a Jersey fund is regulated depends on the type of fund and how widely the offer document will be circulated.