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The use of trusts in Jersey
  • Ogier
  • Jersey
  • August 14 2014

This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of clients considering creating a trust in Jersey. It is intended to provide a summary of the


Jersey introduces cycle helmet law
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2014

New legislation has been introduced in Jersey making it compulsory for children under the age of 14 to wear a helmet when cycling, in an effort to


Laws and orders brought into force in 2012
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • September 7 2012

The Banking Business (General Provisions) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Order 2011 came into force on 25 January 2012. The Order amends the Banking Business (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2002 in relation to deposit taking


Pre-nuptial agreements: wedding bells or alarm bells?
  • Carey Olsen
  • Guernsey, Jersey
  • July 10 2014

Entering into a marriage or civil partnership is one of life's greatest events but is also big business; tens of thousands of pounds are spent by


Powers of attorney
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 22 2012

The Powers of Attorney (Jersey) Law 1995 (the "Powers of Attorney Law"), which came into force on 1 October 1995, effected a number of significant changes to the previous law on powers of attorney in the Island


Laws and orders brought into force in 2012
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • November 9 2012

The Banking Business (Depositors Compensation) (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provision) (Jersey) Regulations 2012 came into force, with the exception of Regulation 23, on 2 October 2012


Judgement summary: directions redisclosure to foreign courts
  • Collas Crill
  • Jersey
  • November 27 2012

In 2011 the trustee applied for directions from the Royal Court to approve two “momentous” decisions, namely (1) the disclosure of trust information to beneficiaries knowing that the beneficiary was likely to pass the information to a non-beneficiary (a spouse) and the Family Division of the English High Court (“Family Division”) in divorce proceedings; and (2) not to submit to the jurisdiction of the Family Division in a beneficiary’s divorce proceedings


Offshore assets and the divorce
  • Collas Crill
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • October 19 2012

This is an English High Court (Family Division) case involving a Jersey proper law trust whereby Mostyn J examined the treatment of a Jersey trust in divorce proceedings and made an interesting comment about a Jersey trustee’s potential involvement in proceedings


Iniquitous acts and sharp practice - fraud unravels all
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey, United Kingdom
  • November 8 2012

This briefing explains the crimefraud exception to legal professional privilege and considers the position in Jersey in light of the English case of BBGP Managing General Partner Ltd and others v Babcock & Brown Global Partners ("BBGP"


Laws and orders brought into force in 2011
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • January 21 2011

The Employment (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Law 2010 came into force in part on 1 January 2011