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Preserving parity between creditors
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • January 31 2013

The ability of the court to ensure that similarly ranked creditors of a debtor are treated equally before the commencement of any insolvency


Case summary: Michaela Walker & Ors v Paul Egerton-Vernon & Ors 2014 JRC 025
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2014

The Royal Court in Jersey ruled that a private trust company (PTC) seeking to bring claims for breach of trust against its predecessors could not


A warning to trustees: contracts and personal liability
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • Jersey, United Kingdom, Guernsey
  • May 20 2014

In this Royal Court of Guernsey case, the court was asked to consider the circumstances in which trustees could be personally liable to repay loans


Update on tax information exchange agreements in Jersey
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • Jersey
  • May 20 2014

The Taxation (Exchange of Information with Third Countries) (Amendment No. 7) (Jersey) Regulations 2013 came into force on 6 November 2013, and


Pensions revolution hits the UK as Chancellor announces freedom to take cash lump sum over annuity - will Channel Islands follow suit?
  • Collas Crill
  • Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

The UK Chancellor, George Osborne, stunned the pensions industry when he announced the biggest changes to UK approved pension schemes in almost a


Increases in SDLT & extension to ATED CGTED regime
  • Collas Crill
  • Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

Today's budget announcement contains a sting in the tail for investors in UK residential property. The Chancellor has slapped a massive increase on


Merger of companies in Jersey
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • 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
  • Jersey
  • February 13 2009

Foundations are vehicles for holding assets


Distributions by Jersey companies
  • Ogier
  • 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