Corporate & Fiduciary
The advantages of arbitration over litigation as a form of dispute resolution are well-known. Arbitration is typically more flexible, faster and cheaper as a process, and allows parties to choose their arbitrator, who may be a specialist in the subject-matter of the dispute rather than a more ‘generalist’ judge
News Team on 17/11/2021
A study by Jersey Finance into Islamic HNWIs has shown an active interest in ESG and ethics in making financial decisions
Hawksford seeing increase in businesses migrating to Jersey as requirement for ESG reporting and services growsNews Team on 29/09/2021
Corporate, private client and funds services provider Hawksford has recently seen an increase in business and enquiries from countries all over the world looking to migrate their businesses to Jersey, suggesting now is a time for new opportunity and growth in Jersey’s financial services industry
Changing times, changing needs: The growing demand among Middle Eastern families for succession planning structures in the Channel Islandson 23/09/2021
As we emerge from one of the strangest periods in living memory, Collas Crill partner Angela Calnan reflects on the key drivers behind the recent surge in her work in establishing succession planning structures for internationally mobile families
Readers will remember the government’s 2018 consultation inviting views on the principles that should underpin trust taxation. The focus of the government’s consultation was primarily the tax treatment of private trusts for individuals, including vulnerable beneficiary trusts
The high-profile split of Bill and Melinda Gates earlier this year was accompanied by a benign message of no longer believing in mutual growth. A nice sentiment of course, but sadly not the reality for many separations, or indeed family disputes more broadly...
As an ESG investment revolution gathers pace, trustees are increasingly being asked by settlors and beneficiaries to take into account factors such as climate change or to exclude certain industries when investing trust assets. What challenges does this present for trustees of private family trusts?
Cryptocurrencies, along with a variety of other digital assets, are already part of the estates of many of the world’s wealthiest families, and that trend is likely to increase
It is always incumbent on trustees and advisory boards to ensure that any trust structure is serving a useful purpose. At some point it may also be appropriate to consider whether a trust has come to the end of its useful life...
Nick Cawley, regional head of UK/Ireland and global private clients service line leader at Ocorian, highlights four ways in which wealth providers and their clients can minimise the challenges involved in inter-generational wealth transfer…
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