Private Capital & Trusts : Advisory

05 October 2020

Challenges for Family Offices – and Five Reasons to Consider a Restructure

Uncertain times produce challenges for wealth managers and structures, and the last few months have ...

30 July 2020

Jersey Foundations - New Reporting Requirements

A significant change to the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009 is expected to take effect on 1 December, ...

16 July 2020

Looking to Strong Foundations for Asset Protection and Succession Planning in Challenging Times

It is hard to discern trends in markets at a time of turbulence and uncertainty, however, we have se...

18 June 2020

Directors - How to Avoid Personal Liability in Times of Financial Difficulty

Economic downturns typically give rise to increased insolvency proceedings and stakeholder-driven li...

28 May 2020

Five Key Similarities between a South African Domestic Trust and a Channel Islands Foundation

South African trust law is based on the law of contract and particularly stipulatio alteri. This mea...

23 March 2020

Financial Services Update – Cayman Islands Government

The Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Financial Services (the "Ministry") released an industry a...

18 December 2019

Anti-Bartlett Provisions - Back on Track

In a judgment delivered on 22 November 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has determined the ...

12 June 2019

Amendments to the Cayman Islands Trusts Law

The Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2019 (the "Amendment") will come into force in the Cayman Islands on 14 ...

30 April 2019

Mistake in Jersey trust law - sometimes ignorance is bliss

In giving its reasons for setting aside transfers into a Jersey trust on grounds of mistake, the Roy...