(Global) Foundation Regimes in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey

The 2017/2018 financial year saw the Cayman Islands join various other jurisdictions within the international community (including Jersey and Guernsey) in introducing foundation legislation allowing for the formation of entities that can be utilised as a trust alternative for succession planning, wealth management and charitable and philanthropic objects.

As a result of the increased options open to clients in selecting an appropriate jurisdiction to engage with a foundations regime, this client advisory offers a comparison of the core requirements in relation to foundation regimes available in the Cayman Islands Guernsey and Jersey.

 

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BERMUDA
Jonathan BettsPartnerT +1 441 242 1511jonathan.betts@walkersglobal.com

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
David PytchesPartnerT +1 345 814 6831 david.pytches@walkersglobal.com

CAYMAN ISLANDS
David PytchesPartnerT +1 345 814 6831 david.pytches@walkersglobal.com

DUBAI
Daniel WoodManaging PartnerT +971 4 363 7912daniel.wood@walkersglobal.com

GUERNSEY
Rupert MorrisPartnerT +44 (0) 1481 748 936rupert.morris@walkersglobal.com

HONG KONG
Callum McNeilPartnerT +852 2596 3422callum.mcneil@walkersglobal.com

JERSEY
Robert DobbynPartnerT +44 (0) 1534 700 773robert.dobbyn@walkersglobal.com

SINGAPORE
Robert FootePartnerT +65 6603 1695robert.foote@walkersglobal.com