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PERE fund domiciles and regulation report

By Elliot Refson Participants in PERE’s European regulation and domiciles roundtable, sponsored by Jersey Finance, discuss European managers’ efforts to avoid being engulfed by a rising tide of regulation. As the participants log in for the Europe roundtable discussion, one thing is certain – there is plenty of regulation to talk about. The years since the […]

Jersey’s global connections highlighted at inaugural webinar

The special ‘virtual’ one day event on Tuesday (September 22), which attracted an audience of more than 1,200 finance professionals, lawyers, business introducers and other key contacts, was designed to highlight Jersey’s strengths as an International Finance Centre, the role it can play in supporting global economies and the breadth of its services. At the […]

Jersey: The clear choice for family offices

By Robert Moore With a rich history and culture, Jersey is the Island home to a cosmopolitan community. From award-winning beaches, areas of outstanding natural beauty, to Michelin-starred restaurants – living in Jersey offers the perfect mix of business and pleasure. For families with children, Jersey has a top class education system, a comprehensive health service […]

Family office roundtable goes ‘Virtual’

By Robert Moore Originally due to be held in London as part of our five-part family office roundtable series, the virtual roundtable (held on 17 September) sought to gather the views of London and Jersey-based professionals on how family offices consider lifestyle, technology and infrastructure when it comes to choosing a jurisdiction. Read the key take-aways […]

Family office feature: In conversation with Ruben Sinha

By Robert Moore In conversation with Ruben Sinha (pictured) – a lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) based in London – our UK Director, Robert Moore, discovers more about the impact of divorce proceedings on family offices. What impact can English divorce proceedings have on wealthy international families and are family offices prepared for this? […]

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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

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Taylor Wessing raids BCLP with 11-strong team hire

Capitalising on the hire of three partners last year, Taylor Wessing has recruited 11 further lawyers from BCLP’s private wealth team. The firm has hired the team following the arrival in November of BCLP’s co-leader of the private client team Damian Bloom and partner Simon Phelps. The team includes 11 lawyers comprising consultants, senior counsel, associates […]

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