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
The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 came into force fully on 2 January this year. The new law updates and improves the current law relating to security interests in intangible movable property. This Carey Olsen briefing summarises the key advantages to creditors of the new law.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive is an EU law that aims to harmonise the regulation of investment services across the European Economic Area. In July this year, a revised MiFID entered into force - this briefing sets out the implications for third country firms as they currently stand.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 09 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Guernsey and Jersey are not part of the UK and are separate independent jurisdictions for probate purposes. It is not essential for you to have a separate will to cover your Channel Island assets, but there are certain benefits, as this Carey Olsen briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 07 October 2014 | Practice Area: Wills and Probate
This Carey Olsen briefing looks at the key issues around probate and estate planning administration for non-Guernsey domiciliaries, including document requirements, why domicile is so important, the definition of executor/administrator and more.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 26 September 2014 | Practice Area: Family Law
Guernsey is an independent legal jurisdiction for estate administration purposes. When a person dies leaving assets in Guernsey, it is likely their personal representative will need to obtain a Guernsey Grant of Probate or Administration to receive the Guernsey assets, as Carey Olsen explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 22 September 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
Guernsey has published regulations to implement and enable the administration and enforcement under Guernsey domestic law of the intergovernmental agreements entered into with the UK and the US. The regulations will be of direct interest to financial institutions that are resident in Guernsey.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 16 September 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The Court of Appeal of Guernsey has overturned the decision of the Royal Court of Guernsey holding the Guernsey-based former trustees of a Jersey law trust personally liable to repay debts amounting to £183m plus interest. Carey Olsen takes a detailed look at the case and its implications.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 04 September 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
This Carey Olsen briefing rounds up legal developments of interest in the Cayman Islands in recent months, covering subjects including the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014, which came into force on 4 June, and the Exempted Limited Partnership Law 2014, which came into force on 2 July.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 03 September 2014 | Practice Area: Directors
In a move believed to be the first of its kind, Carey Olsen has helped a client to form a Guernsey LLP to act as general partner of a UK limited partnership for the purpose of ensuring that the UK limited partnership was not subject to the UK Partnership Accounts Regulations 2008.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 01 September 2014 | Practice Area: Partnerships and LLPs
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