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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.
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.