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O'Neal Webster
In high-value divorce litigation, certain matrimonial assets held in offshore vehicles and structures are commonly unaccounted for.
Cayman Islands
Ogier
When a non-Cayman domiciliary dies owning Cayman Islands assets such as shares in a Cayman Islands company and interests in Cayman Islands funds (Cayman estate), ...
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
A will is a person's written declaration of his/her intention regarding the way he/she wishes to dispose his/her movable and immovable property following he/she passes away.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
Life can be unpredictable and as your circumstances change you may require to make certain minor amendments to your Will without having to rewrite your entire Will.
European Union
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The writer was, recently, fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to present a webinar on the European Succession Regulation 650/2012 (ESR).
Gibraltar
Hassans
Although an individual has testamentary freedom, it is important that their mental capacity is correctly assessed when they are choosing to disinherit an individual who could make a claim...
Guernsey
Ogier
Making a will takes thought and care but it does not need to be complex or time-consuming. Ogier's online service is providing Channel Islanders with a simple and accessible way to prepare a draft.
Carey Olsen
Through our executorship company Carey Olsen Client Services (Guernsey) Limited we provide a professional estate administration service for family members,...
Hong Kong
Gall
Hong Kong has one of the highest percentage of expatriate populations in the world.
Gall
Not everyone can get divorced in Hong Kong. Section 3 of the Matrimonial Causes Ordinance (Cap 179) sets out when the Hong Kong Court has jurisdiction over divorce proceedings
Isle of Man
DQ Advocates
The overriding duty of an Executor is to collect in the assets of the deceased and administer the estate according to law. An Executor has a number of duties to fulfil including but not limited to the following...
DQ Advocates
Understandably making a Will is often at the bottom of the "to do" pile, but it is one of the most important things that you can do. A well-drafted Will can...
DQ Advocates
One of the main requirements of making a Will is that a testator's signature must be witnessed by two independent people. During the COVID-19 pandemic people are required to comply...
Jersey
Carey Olsen
The Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 (as amended) introduced a ‘Fast-Track' procedure to obtain a Jersey Grant of Probate/Letters of Administration in estates where the deceased died domiciled in...
Ogier
Families come in all shapes and sizes and it follows that there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to establishing an effective governance framework for a single family office....
Appleby
Avoiding "shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves" in three generations is a challenge for all wealthy families. One tried and tested solution to preserving and enhancing family wealth is the family office.
Carey Olsen
A Will is a legal document in which you set out how you would like your estate to be dealt with after your death. It contains the names of the individuals or institutions whom you want to...
Carey Olsen
A Will is a legal document in which you set out how you would like your estate to be dealt with after your death. It contains the names of the individuals or institutions whom you want to receive your assets.
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
The Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre (ADSC) had revealed that about 30 percent of the divorces that took place in 2018 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
Ogier
Sustained growth in the private wealth market in China inspires our lead article "What your Chinese clients want to know and why", penned by Partner Marcus Leese and Senior Associate Wisdom Hon from our Hong Kong Private Wealth team.
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