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Jersey: The Trusts Law 2018 – An insight

By Siobhan Riley, Andreas Kistler The Trusts (Amendment No. 7) (Jersey) Law 2018 (the Amendment Law), which came into force on 8 June 2018, reÊnes and further enhances Jersey’s trusts legislation, the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 (the Law). Since its introduction in 1984, the Law has been amended and updated periodically, the last changes having been made […]

Trust legislation in Guernsey

By Russell Clark Much of Guernsey’s economic success over the past 50 years or so has been largely due to its adaptability and flexibility to react to changing market situations and conditions. This adaptability is no better illustrated than by the island’s willingness to amend and review legislation to ensure that it retains its position within […]

Jersey lodges the draft Taxation Law 201

Jersey has lodged the draft Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 201- (the “Law”). The Law, once adopted, is intended to meet the commitment made by Jersey to address certain concerns raised by the EU Code of Conduct Group on Business Taxation (the “Code Group”) in relation to the need for relevant businesses to […]

Bulgaria: Companies required to register their beneficial owners by February 2019

By Gergana Roussinova Companies have until 1 February 2019 to register their beneficial owners in the Bulgarian Commercial Register and Register for Non-profit Legal Persons (the “Commercial Register“). This obligation comes as a result of the adoption of a new Law on the measures against money laundering in March this year (the “AML Law“). Who is obligated under […]

Importance of prohibition on the collateral use of disclosed documents

By Sonia Tolaney, Sandy Phipps CPR 31.22 provides that disclosed documents may be used only for the purpose of the proceedings in which they were disclosed without the consent of the disclosing party or the Court’s permission. It is well established that this rule, known as the collateral use prohibition, applies both to the disclosed documents themselves […]

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Fraud Advisory Panel makes Wright decision

Rosalind Wright is to replace George Staple QC as the chair of the Fraud Advisory Panel. The panel’s main role is to publicise damage to the economy as a consequence of fraud. Wright is currently the director of the Serious Fraud Office. She will replace Staple when he steps down in May. First revealed on […]

Taylor Wessing boosts Düsseldorf office with partner hire

Taylor Wessing has hired CEA Capital Partners investment director Ernst-Albrecht von Beauvais as a partner in its Düsseldorf office. Von Beauvais is a media specialist who previously worked for Bertelsmann Group; he also worked as head of business development at German pay-TV station Premiere. At Taylor Wessing he will concentrate on international M&A and leveraged […]

Separated at birth

Oops. Last week Tulkinghorn pointed out that a sharp-eyed reader of The Lawyer had spotted the likeness between Denton Wilde Sapte partner Paul Holland and comedian Dominic Holland. Unfortunately, The Lawyer team was not so quick to spot the likeness, accidently publishing a photo of Paul Holland’s colleague Michael Doble as last week’s Separated at […]

Marathon Fran

Tulkinghorn’s cartoonist Fran Orford spent yesterday running the London Marathon to raise money for Children With Leukaemia. As part of his fundraising activities, throughout April Fran is undertaking commissions and donating the fees to charity. You can also purchase the originals of strips that have already appeared in Tulkinghorn. Go to www.francartoons.com for more details.

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