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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.
Jersey property unit trusts are frequently used to acquire and hold interests in UK commercial real estate due to the ease with which they can be established and the fiscal advantages they can potentially bring.
Expect to see investors ask more frequently about a fund’s cash management solution.
Any changes that materially affect the information filed in the offering document or MF1 be filed with CIMA within 21 days.
Cayman Islands Court of Appeal rules on rights of non-registered investors to enforce shareholder rights
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal (CA) considered whether a beneficial owner of shares in a fund could seek to prove in the liquidation of that fund in respect of rights granted under a side letter.
Weavering litigation – Cayman hedge fund directors’ duties and indemnity/exculpation clauses back in the spotlight
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has issued its much-anticipated decision in Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited (In liquidation) vs Stefan Peterson and Hans Ekstrom...
The BVI has published the Securities and Investment Business (Incubator and Approved Funds) Regulation. These Regulations introduce two new funds products into the BVI’s funds offering,...
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has introduced two new funds products, the ‘Incubator Fund’ and the ‘Approved Fund’.
Several mechanisms and arrangements are available for someone who wants to conceal his involvement in a transaction.
In what circumstances will the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority grant a registered mutual fund an extension of time to file its annual statements?
Guernsey has commenced consultation on the introduction of a central register of beneficial ownership.
Two judgments have provided some insight into the exercise of the Royal Court’s supervisory jurisdiction over Jersey trusts.
What makes Jersey so attractive to companies? (And there’s more to it than tax.)...
Funds update: AIFMD implementation under fire; European agreement on beneficial ownership registers; and more
Also: new Jersey accounts documentation and recent case law.
One of the key features of Jersey’s funds industry is the range of structures and regulatory approaches that can be used.
Registered collective investment schemes may be offered direct to the public in Guernsey for the first time.
In response to a growing number of cases where clients want to sell or transfer shares in a Cayman Island company which is in liquidation, this report clarifies the rules.
Family offices are highly differentiated and need advisers who can understand the variety of needs inherent in looking after wealthy and entrepreneurial families.