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Potential offences directors should avoid include fraud, musconduct and ommiting material in a statement.
If you are an administrator or trustee of an offshore structure that owns a company incorporated in the UK, the new PSC register affects you.
Remember the HSBC staff who thought it would be funny to wear balaclavas and perform a mock beheading?
What are directors of companies with listed ‘debt securities’ under Chapter 8 of the Listing Rules obliged to report to the Exchange, and what enforcement actions will be taken if they fail to do so?
…and does that duty change when the ELP’s partnership agreement excludes the GP’s duty to act in the interests of the ELP? Does Cayman law go as far as Delaware?
an overview of the general listing rules applicable to companies wishing to admit their debt securities to trading on the LSE.
Waivers are out, so here is a checklist on what to do under the new regime.
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 allows for the merger or consolidation of companies incorporated in the BVI with other BVI companies.
Of interest to trustees in relation to transfers from a non-Jersey trust to a Jersey trust.
Independent directors are now seen as an essential part of the due diligence process for investors.
Also: profit-shifting; Investment Association statement; and more.
A summary of the new out-of-court procedures for reductions of capital.
The Jersey FSC now has the power to impose civil financial penalties for significant and material contraventions of the codes.
Recent English case law has served to emphasise the requisite levels of intention needed on the part of the transferor for the creation of a Quistclose trust or any other sort of analogous resulting trust.
Any changes that materially affect the information filed in the offering document or MF1 be filed with CIMA within 21 days.
Guernsey has commenced consultation on the introduction of a central register of beneficial ownership.
What makes Jersey so attractive to companies? (And there’s more to it than tax.)...
Family offices are highly differentiated and need advisers who can understand the variety of needs inherent in looking after wealthy and entrepreneurial families.
The Cayman Islands legislature recently enacted The Insurance (Portfolio Insurance Companies) Regulations, 2015 and related sections of The Insurance (Amendment) Law, 2013.
There have been a number of significant legislative developments in Jersey since November 2012, as reflected in the length of this briefing.