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The global citizen - how private client lawyers can tap emerging markets

It takes courage to reach out to new markets, particularly given considerations such as profitability, lead time and safety. So what can private client lawyers learn from emerging jurisdictions amid the rise of the 'global citizen'? The Private Client Forum Americas will tackle such issues and more.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 11 November 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client

Unreasonable decisions – a cautionary tale for trustees

Mourant Ozannes reports on a recent judgment from the Royal Court of Jersey which highlights that trustees of discretionary trusts should not rely too heavily on letters of wishes in exercising their discretion.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 08 November 2013 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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Civil litigation in the Royal Court of Jersey - an overview

This briefing provides an overview of civil litigation in the Royal Court of Jersey, the island's principal court. The court has its own procedural rules, which are based on the former Rules of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, but which have some specific differences, as Mourant explains.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 06 November 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Guidance on adult beneficiaries of offshore trusts as parties to matrimonial proceedings

In the case of Tchenguiz-Immerman v Immerman [2012], the English Family Division provided helpful guidance on its approach to adult beneficiaries of offshore trusts being joined as parties to matrimonial proceedings, as Mourant Ozannes reports.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 18 October 2013 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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Private client: The evolution of wealth

As emerging markets continue to grow in prominence, and individuals whose wealth is self-made seek more freedom from red tape, where does the role of the private client lawyer sit? This year’s Legal Week Private Client Forum will address global shifts in the distribution of wealth.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 28 August 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client

Children and Families Bill published: new regime for family-friendly rights

The Government has published the Children and Families Bill which includes provisions aimed at supporting working parents in balancing home and work life. Bakers discusses how the Bill will affect shared parental leave and pay, antenatal appointments and the right to request flexible working.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 05 March 2013 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

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Conference: Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas

Chaired by Joshua Rubenstein, the inaugural Legal Week Private Client Forum Americas will unite the most senior private client lawyers from North America, Central and South America to address key issues facing private client practitioners. This brochure details the confirmed speakers and sessions.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 30 November 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client

Family businesses: how to ensure business continuity in an uncertain economy

In the wake of the global economic downturn, family businesses are faced with having to revise their business strategies in an effort to maintain longevity and mitigate economic challenges. Habib Al Mulla provides practical advice on how family businesses survive in the current economic climate.

Law Firm: Habib Al Mulla & Company | Published: 23 October 2012 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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Guide to private wealth in Asia 2012-13

Estates and international private wealth structures are becoming ever more complex. The guide from Herbert Smith is intended to provide private clients, business people and lawyers with concise information on trusts, estates and probate issues in key private wealth centres across Asia.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 October 2012 | Practice Area: Private Client

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China's maternity leave policy might end up creating a tale of two cities

The Special Labour Protection Regulations for Female Employees, which took effect on 28 April 2012, increases the length of standard maternity leave in the PRC from 90 days to 98 days. Simmons & Simmons discuss the changes in further detail, including the allowances to be provided during that leave.

Law Firm: Simmons & Simmons | Published: 14 September 2012 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

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