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In relation to a secured party enforcing its rights under a mortgage or charge of shares in a BVI company, the secured party will typically exercise its rights under BVI law to sell the shares or to appoint a receiver in respect of them.

Snapshot: Supreme Court holds no attribution where director’s “secret” profits in issue

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has recently delivered helpful guidance on the principles to be applied when dealing with attribution of knowledge between a company and its wrongdoing directors; particularly in the context of breaches of duty by directors in exploiting corporate opportunities belonging to the company to receive secret profits.

Are there threats to offshore trusts? A Guernsey perspective

A quick flick through the pages of the States of Guernsey Revenue website shows the full extent of the international tax, regulatory and automatic exchange of information (AEOI) measures which Guernsey has introduced to ensure it remains one of the leading international finance centres.

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Identifying and managing risk in your charity

All charities face some risks. The risks your charity might face will depend on factors such as its size, funding and activities. Recently Shoosmiths considered managing those risk at their inaugural charity trustees roundtables.

The regulatory 1515: November 2021

In this webcast, Partners Christopher Capewell and Tim Dawson along with William Shaw, Co-Head of Fiduciary Services, discuss the following Cayman Islands topics: • Cayman Islands AML Regime – FATF Technical Compliance Re-Rating • Ongoing Beneficial Ownership Obligations • Economic Substance • CIMA Consultations

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