Banking and Finance
The remedy of marshalling has recently been considered by the UK Supreme Court and England's Court of Appeal, and such appellate judicial authority is highly relevant in the Cayman Islands, where English authorities are usually followed unless there is good reason not to, as Mourant Ozannes reports.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 29 October 2014 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement
The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 came into force on 1 October this year. In this briefing, Bond Dickinson explains the changes to the law and the impact that these may have upon you, using examples of cases to illustrate how the law has changed in practical terms.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 29 October 2014 | Practice Area: Wills and Probate
Purpose trusts have become an increasingly important part of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984. Unlike traditional trusts, there is no need for a purpose trust to have a living beneficiary. The uses of a purpose trust are varied, and are described in detail in this Carey Olsen briefing.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 28 October 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
During the past three years there has been a steadily increasing amount of money chasing a decreasing number of deals. This, combined with readily available debt finance, makes for a very competitive European M&A market, a dynamic supported by this Latham research on European private M&A deal terms.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 28 October 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up news of interest for those working in investment management, including the Investment Management Association's newly released Principles of Remuneration, and a speech by ESMA chair Steven Maijoor on the current and future protection of financial consumers.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 28 October 2014 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
A new Russian law has been signed and published which will substantially restrict foreign control over the country's media. The law will come into force on 1 January 2016 - in this briefing, Goltsblat BLP looks at the details.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 27 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and enforcement
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up key developments for M&A lawyers, including the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association's relaunched standard form documents for early stage venture capital investments, and the Investment Management Association's revised Principles of Remuneration.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 27 October 2014 | Practice Area: Venture Capital
In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes reports on the judgement in a Royal Court of Jersey case which is thought to be the first anywhere in the world to deal expressly with the nature of the legal relationships within a unit trust.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 24 October 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
Earlier this month the Turkish Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority published new regulations on the fees and commissions banks, card issuers and other financial institutions may charge consumers in connection with loans, financial products and other services. Bakers looks at the details.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 24 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Notwithstanding recent negative stories in the press, a well-structured employee incentive arrangement operated through an employee benefit trust (EBT) can still deliver real value to a company and its employees. Jersey is an attractive jurisdiction in which to locate an EBT, as Carey Olsen reports.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 22 October 2014 | Practice Area: Employee Share Schemes
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