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Migration of Companies into and out of Jersey
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • August 27 2014

The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the “Law”) allows a company registered in a foreign jurisdiction to migrate from its home jurisdiction to Jersey


Privy Council deals with jurisdictional clauses in trusts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Jersey
  • January 5 2015

The case arose from proceedings commenced in Jersey in January 2013 concerning alleged breaches of a trust which was created in 1987 (the “Grand


Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited et al v Glenalla Properties Limited et al, Court of Appeal, 29 October 2014
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • December 18 2014

Appeal against the decision of the Royal Court on 6 December 2013 that Article 32 of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 (as amended) did not apply to


Tracing assets: courts still following new path
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • May 13 2013

At the end of last year, the Royal Court delivered a landmark judgment concerning the circumstances under which proprietary claims may be established


Withholding not an option: Jersey moves to automatic information exchange
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • June 11 2014

For a number of years, EU resident individuals who have earned interest in Jersey have been able to choose whether to disclose details of the interest


Acquiring commercial property in the Channel Islands: a brief comparison with England
  • Ogier
  • Guernsey, Jersey
  • January 16 2015

Freehold property in Jersey has its origins in French law. In 1602, Sir Walter Raleigh as Governor of the Island decreed that all contracts relating


Offshore stock exchanges why and how
  • Guernsey Finance
  • Guernsey, Jersey
  • December 19 2014

The key reasons for listing a company on an offshore stock exchange are in principle the same as those of listing a company on an onshore exchange


Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited v Glenalla Properties Limited - Court of Appeal decision on the meaning and effect of Article 32 of the Trusts (Jersey) Law, 1984
  • Carey Olsen
  • Jersey
  • November 4 2014

In the second part of the appeal proceedings concerning the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust (the “TDT”), the Guernsey Court of Appeal has handed down


Jersey wills for foreign domiciled persons
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • August 18 2014

This briefing has been prepared for the assistance of clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a Jersey will. It is not intended


Trusts and divorce a recent reminder of the difficult issues facing trustees of Jersey trusts
  • Walkers
  • Jersey
  • January 12 2015

On 8th January 2015, two judgments of the Royal Court of Jersey were published (In the matter of the Representation of HSBC Trustee International