When you hear the word "foundation" your immediate correlation is probably "charity."
On 14 February 2020, the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands, the Honourable Anthony Smellie QC (CJ), delivered written reasons in the matter of AA v BB & Colin Shaw (amicus curiae)1.
Ogier appeared in the first successful personal representative removal application in the Cayman Islands. In a highly contested hearing which stretched over four days, and included a last minute...
In this second instalment of our new Cayman Conversations series, Chris Duncan of Carey Olsen talks to James Long of Summit Trust about the role of the next generation of family members...
N. Xenofontos LLC
A trust is a fiduciary relationship in which one party, known as a settlor (or trustor or grantor in the U.S.), gives another party, the trustee, the right to hold title to property or assets...
A lot of us will have had the feeling of having spent the last 20 years on a fast-paced treadmill. Life has been a constant ‘busy'.
Isle of Man
Foundations have been around for many centuries particularly in European civil law jurisdiction. There are currently several hundred thousand foundations in Europe, most being philanthropic
As "leading players in the Channel Islands," the quality and gravity of Ogier's Jersey Private Wealth team's work "is really quite significant," says the newest edition of Chambers High Net Worth
Ogier is "an obvious choice for high-value trust work" and its Guernsey Private Wealth team is led by one of the top two private client lawyers in the island, according to Chambers High Net Worth
Re the G Trust, Royal Court of Jersey (MacRae, Deputy Bailiff and Jurats Olsen and Austin-Vautier) 27 April 2020. In an important new case, the Royal Court declared voidable the decision of the former trustee of the G Trust to ...
In this briefing we take a look at the benefits of establishing family office and investment vehicles in Jersey and the most common structures which can provide advantages such as asset protection, confidentiality reputation ...
Jersey and Guernsey trusts and foundations are popular choices for asset protection structuring. In this Q&A, partner Rupert Morris and senior counsel Sevyn Kalsi from Walkers' Guernsey and Jersey Private Capital & Trusts teams...
In today's episode Denise Hamer, Head of Kinstellar C/SEE Asset Solutions, speaks with Timur Peters, Founder and Managing Director of Debitos GmbH.
United Arab Emirates
Associate Director, Leevyn Isabel answers our clients' most frequently asked questions when comparing a foundation to a trust.
STA Law Firm
The asset management sector within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is responsible for sustainable growth of financial sectors ...
Leevyn Isabel details the key benefits of establishing a foundation in the UAE, explaining how they provide both expats and UAE nationals with a local solution ...
Nexdigm Private Limited
Earlier in April 2019, the Cabinet of Ministers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) released Resolution No 31 of 2019 (Resolution)
It is hard to discern trends in markets at a time of turbulence and uncertainty, however, we have seen a noticeable increase in interest in Jersey and Guernsey foundations, particularly for clients...
If you performed an autopsy on a family office, it wouldn't reveal a universal organisational template structure chart. Instead, its DNA would reveal the simple concept of professionalising a...
China is a huge potential market but winning Chinese clients' trust is not easy. All private clients are different and all families are different, with varying circumstances