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Merger of companies in Jersey

  • Ogier
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  • Jersey
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  • January 30 2009

The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the “Law”) permits two or more companies incorporated in Jersey to merge and continue as one company if none of them have unlimited shares or guarantor members

What is a foundation?

  • Ogier
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  • Jersey
  • -
  • February 13 2009

Foundations are vehicles for holding assets

Commission declares the Bailiwick of Jersey to be “adequate”

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Jersey
  • -
  • August 25 2008

On May 8, 2008, following consultation with the European data protection supervisory authorities, the European Commission published its decision recognizing the Bailiwick of Jersey as providing an “adequate level of data protection”

Distributions by Jersey companies

  • Ogier
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  • Jersey
  • -
  • February 18 2009

Article 114(1) of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended, (the “Law”) defines a distribution, in relation to a company, as “every description of distribution of the company’s assets to its members as members, whether in cash or otherwise.”

Insurance transformers and other structured insurance products in Jersey

  • Ogier
  • -
  • Jersey
  • -
  • March 9 2009

Over the last decade there has been a noted convergence of the capital markets and the insurancereinsurance markets and the evolution of a variety of structured insurance products

Do the objects of a mere power have the rights to sue their trustees?

  • Ogier
  • -
  • Jersey
  • -
  • February 23 2009

This judgment arose out of an application by Ansbacher Trustees (Jersey) Limited (the 'Trustee') to strike out a claim made by Sarah Daile Freeman ('Sarah'), Robert Keith Freeman ('Robert') and Rosanna Freeman ('Rosanna', and together the 'Beneficiaries') for damages arising from breach of trust

Potential uses of the Jersey foundation

  • Ogier
  • -
  • Jersey
  • -
  • February 13 2009

Foundations to be established under the Foundations (Jersey) Law 200- (the “Law”) are vehicles for holding assets

Jersey incorporated holding structures for acquisitions

  • Ogier
  • -
  • Jersey
  • -
  • March 10 2009

There has been an increasing level of interest in using Jersey corporate holding structures for public takeover offers and private acquisitions

Island of Jersey planning increased on-site supervision, preparing harsher rules

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • Jersey
  • -
  • March 13 2009

The crown dependency of Jersey is aiming to increase on-site inspections of firms by up to 25 percent, said the Jersey Financial Services Commission, the island's banking watchdog

Insolvency procedures in respect of Jersey companies

  • Ogier
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  • Jersey
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  • March 23 2009

The credit crunch has put pressure on a wide range of structures and, as a result, lenders, borrowers and other counterparties are looking more closely at the impact of possible insolvency proceedings