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: Company Administration
This Carey Olsen guide looks at investment funds in Guernsey, covering subjects including fund regulations, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, investment business, collective investment schemes, authorised funds, registered funds and service providers.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 08 May 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Starting a business in Jersey (or relocating one there from another jurisdiction) is relatively straightforward, particularly compared to some other jurisdictions. However, there are some key issues of which you should be aware. This guide addresses the fundamentals of starting a business in Jersey.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
On 19 March, the Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (TIA) launched its online portal for the automatic exchange of tax information, which can be accessed from TIA’s website. Reporting Cayman Islands financial institutions must register with TIA by 30 April, as this briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 14 April 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
In this briefing, Carey Olsen reports on an interesting recent decision from the Royal Court of Jersey which confirms for the first time that Jersey law recognises the existence of a former trustee's equitable lien over trust assets.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
In 2008, changes were made to the regulation of investment funds in Guernsey, creating two regulatory regimes for collective investment schemes. Further changes to the registered investment scheme regime were made as of 1 April 2015 - this briefing analyses the differences between the two regimes.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 26 March 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
Guernsey's draft Island Development Plan (IDP) was published by the Environment Department on 16 February and is now going through the planning inquiry process, an independent review conducted by planning inspectors. There are numerous new provisions within the draft IDP, as this briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 23 March 2015 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
Jersey's planning appeal process is changing radically, with the introduction of a new appeals process for decisions made or actions taken under the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002. In this briefing, Carey Olsen looks at key features of the new appeals process.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 12 March 2015 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
2015 is with us, and the 30 June deadline for the first reports of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) information is looming. While some listed Guernsey and Jersey funds delegate FATCA reporting to a third party, the obligations remain the fund's responsibility, as this briefing explains.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 04 March 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
A recent successful application before the Royal Court of Guernsey, commonly known as a Public Trustee v Cooper category 3 type, is believed to be the first of its kind to be determined in this jurisdiction. In this briefing, Carey Olsen sets out the facts, the judgment and its significance.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 18 February 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
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