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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 Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in England have recently considered the remedy of marshalling.
The enforceability of employee post-termination restrictive covenants has long been a contentious issue.
The Guernsey Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that the court has the power to require beneficiaries to provide information to trustees.
Those administering offshore structures are increasingly exposed to the consequences of moves to increase the level of cross-border tax assistance.
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.
In a small island, in the absence of robust restrictive covenants in the employment contract, the risk of an employee moving and working for a competitor is high.
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.
The Royal Court of Jersey has concluded that it has power under its inherent jurisdiction to sanction a compromised settlement of litigation reached by the plaintiff on behalf of a minor.
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.
The Jersey minister for social security has approved an increase to the maximum week’s pay for statutory redundancy payments.
Mourant Ozannes has advised SNC-Lavalin Group on its takeover of FTSE 250 company Kentz Corporation. The takeover valued Kentz at around £1.2bn.
The Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 has come into force. It has been the subject of much speculation as to its likely impact on the workplace and outside.
Mourant Ozannes has maintained its leading position in the offshore market, according to the latest rankings published by Legal 500.
The Royal Court of Jersey has again shown its readiness to utilise the just and equitable winding-up jurisdiction.
The so-called ’rule in Hastings Bass’ has been considered in Jersey for the first time since the Supreme Court’s judgment in Pitt v Holt and Futter v Futter.
Mourant Ozannes has been named International Legal Team of the Year at the STEP Private Client Awards 2013–14.