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The risks of social networking in the workplace

June 30 2015 Social networking has been creating a legal storm - a storm that has been brewing for some time, but which is now starting to gather momentum. Social…

Segregated portfolio companies

July 30 2015 The Segregated Portfolio Company (SPC) is a single legal entity within which may be established various segregated portfolios. The assets and…

A guide to JPUTs (Jersey Property Unit Trusts)

June 17 2015 A Jersey Property Unit Trust (JPUT) is a specific type of Jersey trust which is commonly used to acquire and hold interests in UK real estate.Unlike…

Comparison of offshore private equity holding structures

August 28 2015 This table has been prepared to provide a comparison of the laws of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey as at…

Directors' duties - acting with a view to the best interests of a Jersey company AI Airports International Limited and PI Power International Limited v Pirrwitz [2013] JCA 177 (12 September 2013)

July 29 2015 In a helpful judgment the Jersey Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the Royal Court in Pirrwitz v AI Airports International Limited and PI…

Using Jersey for your UK REIT

June 30 2022 For many years, Jersey companies and property unit trusts (a JPUT) have been a popular choice for holding UK real estate assets. The use of a Jersey…

Guernsey non-charitable purpose trusts

June 29 2022 Guernsey law permits a trust to be established with a particular non-charitable purpose stated in the trust instrument and for which there are no…

British Virgin Islands non-charitable purpose trusts

June 29 2022 British Virgin Islands (BVI) law permits a trust to be established with a particular non-charitable purpose stated in the trust instrument and for…

Mourant Vlog Series: Letters of wishes - how should trustees approach them?

June 29 2022 In our latest vlog Alexander Hawkins considers the process a trustee should follow in giving consideration to a letter of wishes. This is a part of a…

Jersey non-charitable purpose trusts

June 29 2022 Jersey law permits a trust to be established with a particular non-charitable purpose stated in the trust instrument and for which there are no…