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Jersey: At a Glance guide to the appointment of trustees

The power to appoint trustees is often contained in the trust deed and is commonly granted to either the trustee of the trust from time to time, or a third party such as the settlor or protector of the trust. Whoever has the power to appoint new or additional trustees must take into account a variety of factors.

CIMA releases Related Fund Entity form for Cayman Islands Private Funds

The deadline for funds registered under the Private Funds Act (Revised) (Private Funds) to submit their first fund annual return (FAR) form is 30 September 2021. This deadline applies to Private Funds with a 2020 financial year end and those with a 2021 year end falling on or before 31 March 2021.

Cayman Islands: Grand Court confirms test for liquidator independence

The Grand Court has recently provided helpful clarification as to the appropriate test to be applied when a dispute arises over the identity of the insolvency practitioners proposed to be appointed by a creditor or the company. In Global Fidelity Bank Ltd (in Voluntary Liquidation), the Court confirmed the 3-stage test for determining independence and that in applying the test, significant weight should be afforded to the views of the creditors.

Snapshot: Cayman Islands antecedent transactions

When a Cayman Islands company (CayCo) goes into official liquidation, various transactions entered into in the lead up to that liquidation may be set aside, allowing the recovery of assets of the CayCo to maximise the return to its stakeholders.

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The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials and to encourage the development and usage of sustainable technologies in the race to net zero.


FLBA releases the President’s Guidance on arbitration in children cases  

The Family Law Bar Association (“FLBA”) have released the President’s Guidance on arbitration in children cases No5’s experienced and specialist child practitioner Michele Friel is Birmingham’s first qualified barrister to offer Arbitration for private law children issues. Michele is widely regarded throughout the legal profession as a standout practitioner in relation to disputes involving children. With over 26 years […]


GVC legal head makes post-merger move to Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle has appointed a new general counsel as current GC Robert Gibber steps down after nearly 30 years at the helm of the prominent British ingredients brand. Lindsay Beardsell will take on the role of executive vice president and general counsel at Tate & Lyle from 17 September 2018. Consisting of a team of […]

Conyers strengthens Cayman corporate practice with senior partner move

Conyers Dill & Pearman Director Alan Dickson, who has led the Singapore office for the past five years, has moved to the Cayman Islands office. As a senior partner with extensive global experience, Alan will add bench strength to Conyers’ corporate practice in the jurisdiction, where he will continue to focus on mergers and acquisitions, […]

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