Robert Dobbyn : Advisory

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...

06 February 2019

International Savings Plans (“ISPs”)

Following an amendment to the Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961 (the “Law”), effective from 1 January...

30 November 2018

Taking back control: undue influence and trust revocations

Undue influence was the issue at stake in a judgment of the Royal Court of Jersey this month. In Rep...

02 October 2018

Here We Go Again: Representation of A in the Matter of the G Trust

What’s this – surely not another mistake/Hastings-Bass briefing from those people at Walkers? We...

21 August 2018

Creditor’s remorse: In the matter of the E Settlement

Not for the first time in recent years, the Royal Court of Jersey has shown itself willing to assist...

20 June 2018

A sting in the tail: the latest instalment from the Crociani litigation

Although the substantive judgment in the Crociani litigation was handed down on 11 September last ye...

01 June 2018

Ironing out the Kinks: The Seventh Amendment to Jersey’s Trust Law

The latest round of amendments to the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 was registered by the Royal Court of ...