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Trustee Knowledge Series – Advanced Paper Four: The proper law and place of administration of trusts and courts with exclusive jurisdiction

The trust is a concept recognised in many parts of the globe with many countries either having their own trust laws or having ratified the Hague Convention. As such, settlors have a wide range of jurisdictions from which to choose when considering under which law they would like to create a trust, where they want the trust to be administered and which country’s courts they want to hear any potential dispute relating to the trust.

Jersey: an evolving global platform for finance

Jersey’s political and economic stability, forward thinking and robust regulatory framework, has set Jersey apart from other international finance centres for 60 years, making Jersey a world leader in all aspects of international finance, evolving over the years to develop a global platform which encompasses funds finance, real estate finance and Islamic finance.

Your will could expire after you marry again

Several events that occur during many of our lives should be considered reminders for us to review our estate planning documents. Three such events are marriage, births and the transfer of assets during one’s lifetime, among others.

Latest Briefings

Ground rent reform: fixing one problem and creating another?

The draft bill to implement the government’s ground rent changes finally reached the House of Lords in May 2021. This legislation had been long awaited and, largely, the provisions were as expected following the earlier consultations and government announcements and discussions.


Rumours of the Retail Price Index’s (RPI) death have been vastly exaggerated in the past. We were told back in 2013 that the Office for National Statistics was going to stop formally recognising the index as a national statistic, but it took a while for the industry to take note. We have all carried on using it in our indexed linked rent reviews since then.

ESG and the private investor

This recording of a recent virtual debate discusses the extent to which the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials of a company or investment are considered when making investment decisions.


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Article 50: the Supreme Court hearing

Watch the live feed of Day 2 here Day 1 live feed The background In its judgment on 3 November (R (Miller and Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union), the Divisional Court found that the Government “does not have [the] power“—without Parliamentary say-so—to trigger the UK’s withdrawal from the EU […]


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