When you hear the word "foundation" your immediate correlation is probably "charity."
While recent events have put a temporary halt on global mobility, as the pandemic dissipates it seems likely that there will be increasing interest from high-net-worth individuals and their families in having their primary or secondary residence in an offshore location.
With world economies in trouble in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, high-net-worth individuals and their advisors may be seeking new wealth management vehicles and opportunities.
As families and their advisers look beyond traditional wealth centres as a location for the family office, the British Overseas Territories (BOTs) of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands are proving increasingly popular choices.
British Virgin Islands
In the wake of the economic downturn resulting from the global pandemic, a significant increase in fraud cases can unfortunately be expected.
For decades, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been a leading international financial centre that continues to play a unique and neutral role in global finance.
The Cayman Islands comprise three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. They are located in the Western Caribbean Sea, approximately 500 miles south of Miami, Florida.
The legal framework governing trusts in Cyprus is based on The Trustees Law, Cap. 193, ("The Trustees Law")...
A lot of us will have had the feeling of having spent the last 20 years on a fast-paced treadmill. Life has been a constant ‘busy'.
Investors often set up their investment structure in offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands.
More and more couples are having conversations about getting a Pre-Nuptial Agreement (PNA) in anticipation of an upcoming marriage
Wisdom Hon leads Ogier's Private Wealth team on the ground in Hong Kong, advising international wealthy families and trust companies on estate and succession planning
The purpose of this briefing note is to set out some of the benefits of Jersey trusts. Primarily, they revolve around wealth management and preservation, but they can serve many purposes and take many forms, ...
As "leading players in the Channel Islands," the quality and gravity of Ogier's Jersey Private Wealth team's work "is really quite significant," says the newest edition of Chambers High Net Worth
Ogier is "an obvious choice for high-value trust work" and its Guernsey Private Wealth team is led by one of the top two private client lawyers in the island, according to Chambers High Net Worth
In today's episode Denise Hamer, Head of Kinstellar C/SEE Asset Solutions, speaks with Timur Peters, Founder and Managing Director of Debitos GmbH.
United Arab Emirates
Associate Director, Leevyn Isabel answers our clients' most frequently asked questions when comparing a foundation to a trust.
STA Law Firm
The asset management sector within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is responsible for sustainable growth of financial sectors ...
It is hard to discern trends in markets at a time of turbulence and uncertainty, however, we have seen a noticeable increase in interest in Jersey and Guernsey foundations, particularly for clients...
If you performed an autopsy on a family office, it wouldn't reveal a universal organisational template structure chart. Instead, its DNA would reveal the simple concept of professionalising a...