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Moving foundations: a guide to migrating existing foundations to Guernsey

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • April 22 2013

The introduction of foundations earlier this year as an additional product in Guernsey for asset protection and wealth planning has brought with it

Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 - Transitional provisions - expiry

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • March 5 2009

The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended, the "2008 Law") came into full force on 1 July 2008

Obtaining approval for an investment fund in Guernsey

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • October 21 2009

When launching a fund in Guernsey, approval is required from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission ("GFSC") and, in the case of listed funds, the appropriate market authority

Transitional provisions new funds regime

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • March 5 2009

In our AO Hall Lawline article Major Changes to Guernsey’s Fund Regime Now in Force, we reported on the commencement of the legislation necessary to give effect to Guernsey’s new regulatory regime for open and closed-ended funds

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive: European Securities and Markets Authority approves Memorandum of Understanding with Guernsey

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • European Union, Guernsey
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  • May 31 2013

Pursuant to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 201161EU) ("AIFM Directive") the European Securities and Markets

Annual validations: changes for 2011

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • November 9 2010

Clearly, the Commerce and Employment Department and the Companies Registry ("Registry") have had a busy time of late

Execution blocks: why you shouldn’t take shortcuts

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • June 10 2011

From time to time, cases come across our desks that make you feel very sorry for one of the parties involved, for there would never have been litigation had the parties taken ever so slightly more care, and not taken a shortcut on something fundamental

PCCs and ICCs as Guernsey investment funds

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • October 19 2009

Guernsey has pioneered the concept of the cellular company and has been instrumental in establishing these innovative vehicles as internationally recognised corporate entities

GFSC signs co-operation agreements with EUEEA regulators

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • July 12 2013

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission ("GFSC") has announced today that is has signed 24 bi-lateral co-operation agreements with the securities

Foundations a brief summary

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Guernsey
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  • May 11 2011

On 11 April 2011, the Commerce and Employment Department released a consultation document in relation to the Foundations (Guernsey) Law (the "Consultation Document"), which, if and when enacted, will create a new type of legal entity called a Guernsey foundation