10 stumbling blocks in a business exit

Every business exit is different and a seller’s requirements will vary depending on the nature of their target business, the parties involved and the wider commercial climate. Even so, common issues crop up regularly.

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The restated Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law

The Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2020 will be implemented with effect from 1 November 2021 repealing and replacing the Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1994 as part of the long-term project of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to revise its principal regulatory laws.

In Your Court: Offshore Dispute Resolution Review – October 2021

Notable matters discussed include the continuation and growth in the number of disputed valuation cases that involve the squeeze-out of minority shareholders – usually to facilitate a company’s subsequent public offering in China. Earlier this month, the Privy Council chose to uphold BVI freestanding freezing injunctions, otherwise known as Black Swan injunctions, in a highly anticipated judgment. Also covered are some of the fundamentals of recent cases from an offshore perspective in Ogier’s Snapshots series, and updates on some important developments in its jurisdictions.

Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q3 2021

Contents 1. Pan-Channel Islands developments 1.1 Economic substance: scope extended to partnerships 1.2 The International Stock Exchange launches new sustainable division – TISE Sustainable 1.3 TISE – new Listing Rules, Membership Rules and fees 2. Jersey developments 2.1 Pipeline of consultations, legislative updates and revised policies and guidance to end of 2021 2.2 Updates to […]

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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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