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Segregated portfolio companies

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

The risks of social networking in the workplace

Guernsey - 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

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)

Jersey - 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

Credit Agricole Corporation and Investment Bank v Papadimitriou 2015

Gibraltar - July 1 2015 On appeal by the bank from the decision of the Court of Appeal of Gibraltar the Privy Council held that a bank had constructive notice of a third

Unreasonable decisions a cautionary tale for trustees

Jersey - July 29 2015 The Royal Court set aside an instrument of appointment excluding beneficiaries from a trust in a trust and divorce context as being a decision which

Companies (Jersey) Law 1991: notes for company administrators

Jersey - September 16 2015 Review register of members to determine whether the company is public or private (Articles 16, 17 and 17A).Check register of members and beneficial

Distributions and share purchases and redemptions under the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991

Jersey - September 14 2015 This briefing note has been prepared as a supplement to Mourant Ozannes' client guide in relation to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the Law) to

Cayman Islands hybrid funds: the convergence of hedge and private equity

Cayman Islands - September 7 2015 There has been in recent years a marked convergence of the traditionally separate asset classes of "hedge" and "private equity", a trend that

Cayman Court makes first ruling on the meaning of fair value under the statutory merger regime

Cayman Islands - September 5 2015 On the 28th August 2015 the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands released its decision in In the Matter of Integra Group (Jones J). This case is the

Case study: Mr Brian Fox v Blanchelande College

United Kingdom - September 2 2015 In our last Employment Bulletin which focused on the theme of redundancy, we looked at the Guernsey Code of Practice regarding Handling Redundancy