The Royal Court of Guernsey has clarified for the first time the application of the Royal Court Civil Rules in relation to the use of the summary determination and judgment procedure in interpleader actions. The judgment provides helpful guidance, as this Carey Olsen briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 27 August 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
This Carey Olsen guide sets out an overview of the duties and liabilities imposed on a director of a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, covering fiduciary duties, maintaining records and registers and the duty of care.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 24 August 2015 | Practice Area: Directors
This 'starting point' guide addresses the fundamentals of flexible working and family friendly rights under Jersey employment law. Changes are set to come into force this September which will introduce a right for employees to request flexible working, as Carey Olsen explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 17 August 2015 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
This briefing looks at the circumstances in which the Registrar of Corporate Affairs may de-register a British Virgin Islands company which proposes to be registered by way of continuation as a body corporate under the laws of any jurisdiction outside the British Virgin Islands.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 29 July 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration
Guernsey has for some time been the domicile of choice for non-UK companies listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, the Alternative Investment Market and the Specialist Funds Market. This briefing explains the advantages of using a Guernsey company as the vehicle for an LSE listing.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 23 July 2015 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 permits a company incorporated in a foreign jurisdiction to continue as a company in the British Virgin Islands provided the Registrar of Corporate Affairs is satisfied that certain criteria have been met. This briefing sets out the key points to consider.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 01 July 2015 | Practice Area: Private Client
Following feedback from practitioners and industry, the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 is due to be amended in a number of respects. Those changes include significant changes to the squeeze out provisions, as set out in this Carey Olsen briefing.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 24 June 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate
The use of Guernsey incorporated cell companies and incorporated cells has proven to be an effective solution for trustees wishing to access the global reinsurance market for purposes of hedging longevity risk by establishing their own captive insurer in Guernsey, as this briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 June 2015 | Practice Area: Private Client
This Carey Olsen briefing highlights the key issues that any individual domiciled in Guernsey and/or owning Guernsey real estate should consider when drawing up a will. It also highlights foreign wills for non-resident/non-domiciled individuals holding assets in Guernsey.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 08 June 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
In this briefing, Carey Olsen tackles some common queries posed by prospective licensees about having a physical presence and operating their business from within the Bailiwick of Guernsey, of which Alderney is a part.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 22 May 2015 | Practice Area: Betting Gaming and Leisure
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