Mondaq Europe - Jersey: Corporate/Commercial Law
Ogier
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated version of its questions and answers (Q&A) documents
Ogier
In relation to "holding company business" the CIGAs are broadly defined as all activities related to that business.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended (the "Law") has long been recognised as a robust but modern companies law which has adopted a versatile and flexible approach to corporate regulation.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended (the "1991 Law") provides for companies incorporated in Jersey to be either public or private.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
This briefing discusses the different types of Jersey companies and provides an outline of the procedure for their incorporation.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the "Law") came into force on 30 March 1992. Since that date, the Law has been periodically amended
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
In or around 2020, material changes are expected to be made to the Competition (Jersey) Law 2005 (the "Law")...
Appleby
There are distinguishing characteristics between charity (which tends to focus on the relief of a particular social problem) and philanthropy (which tends to address the root cause of the problem).
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
On 1 September 2018, the Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 (the "Regulations") came into force
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
With £184 billion market capitalisation held by Jersey listed companies on global exchanges as of 30 June 2019, this briefing explores why Jersey vehicles remain such a popular choice for taking international businesses to market.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
A summary winding up is a statutory procedure used to wind up a solvent Jersey company. It may be commenced by a Jersey company (which is not a limited life company or other company of limited duration) that:
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
There are two principal regimes for corporate insolvency in Jersey: désastre and winding-up.
Ogier
Ogier advises trustees, settlors, beneficiaries and anyone else connected with trusts and foundations, whether established for succession purposes
Ogier
The AIC Code is a framework of best practice in respect of the governance of investment companies published by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
Appleby
There are distinguishing characteristics between charity (which tends to focus on the relief of a particular social problem) and philanthropy
Baker & Partners
A recent plea by the Jersey Court of Appeal for greater certainty in the Jersey law of contract has highlighted differences of opinion amongst the judiciary and the need for a way forward.
Carey Olsen
This briefing forms part of our series on identifying relevant activity for the purposes of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 (the "ESJL"), in this case holding
Ogier
With Schemes of Arrangement now the preferred method of acquisition in large takeover deals in the Channel Islands and beyond.
Walkers
The Royal Court of Jersey has recently made a Benjamin Order, by which a Trustee was permitted to distribute the assets of a Jersey Trust to non-beneficiaries...
Ogier
More than 1,700 primary school children in Jersey will be attending assemblies to help them learn about the different kinds of abuse, during a week of visits by the NSPCC's Childline mascot Buddy.
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Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
There are two principal regimes for corporate insolvency in Jersey: désastre and winding-up.
Ogier
Ogier advises trustees, settlors, beneficiaries and anyone else connected with trusts and foundations, whether established for succession purposes
Ogier
The AIC Code is a framework of best practice in respect of the governance of investment companies published by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
Walkers
A settlor, when establishing a trust, will typically draw from the following categories of potential trustees:
Ogier
So what precisely is an asset protection trust and what is it, over and above a normal trust that an asset protection trust is seeking to achieve?
Appleby
There are distinguishing characteristics between charity (which tends to focus on the relief of a particular social problem) and philanthropy
Walkers
The Royal Court of Jersey has recently made a Benjamin Order, by which a Trustee was permitted to distribute the assets of a Jersey Trust to non-beneficiaries...
Carey Olsen
This briefing forms part of our series on identifying relevant activity for the purposes of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 (the "ESJL"), in this case holding
Walkers
Undue influence was the issue at stake in a judgment of the Royal Court of Jersey this month.
Baker & Partners
A recent plea by the Jersey Court of Appeal for greater certainty in the Jersey law of contract has highlighted differences of opinion amongst the judiciary and the need for a way forward.
Ogier
Substance legislation will be adopted across the offshore world and will have effect from 1 January 2019 - the legislation will require companies claiming tax residency in zero or low-tax jurisdictions to prove that...
Walkers
In its latest consideration of an application to rectify a mistake made in relation to a Jersey discretionary trust, the Royal Court declined to use the "innovative powers" ...
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