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£550,000 fine for Jersey trust company demonstrates importance of effective and consistent anti-money laundering procedures

Jersey, United Kingdom - March 17 2021 In a recent judgment the Royal Court (Court) has imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its AML policies…

Daniel Maine, Matthew Shaxson.

Jersey's Royal Court rules on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws trust proceedings from starting afresh

Jersey - July 18 2019 Jersey's Royal Court has recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings from starting afresh in a judgment…

Damian Evans.

UK legal privilege judgments: lessons for Jersey

United Kingdom - February 19 2019 Following the landmark English judgment in SFO v. ENRC [2018] EWCA Civ 2006 (as reported in our previous briefing), there have been two further…

Rebecca McNulty, Tom Harbord.

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

Jersey - February 19 2019 In a recent decision, arising out of a long running family dispute concerning two trusts (the trusts), the Royal…

Matthew Davies.

Court of Appeal puts the record straight: A new test for rectification of trusts in Jersey

Jersey - January 17 2019 This was the first occasion that the Court of Appeal had considered the rectification of trusts in Jersey and resulted in the Court of Appeal setting…

James Campbell, Josephine Howe, Sally Edwards, Steve Meiklejohn.