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Reforms to the taxation of non-domiciled individuals: updated proposals

On Friday 19 August 2016, the Government published its long-awaited follow-up consultation on the proposals for reform of the taxation of non-UK domiciled individuals, which were initially announced at the Summer Budget in July 2015.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 06 September 2016 | Practice Area: Inheritance Tax

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Arbitration: a case of procedural irregularity and wasted costs

One of the attractions of arbitration over litigation is, of course, likely cost savings, but the lack of legal input exposes it to the risk of procedural errors. This briefing looks at a recent Guernsey case which is instructive for those looking to avoid the costs of a wasted arbitration process.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 03 March 2016 | Practice Area: Landlord and Tenant

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Guernsey's insurance sector: a guide to the legal framework

Guernsey’s position as Europe’s leading captive insurance domicile has made the jurisdiction renowned for insurance activity - a large proportion of which provides general insurance cover to UK parents. This article summarises the legal framework underpinning Guernsey’s diverse insurance sector.view abstract

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 01 March 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting

Guernsey's new consumer protection legislation - the details

The contractual landscape between consumers and traders in Guernsey will soon be changing with the introduction of new consumer protection legislation. This briefing examines the legislation and the potential benefits for the public, as well as the impact it will have on the local business marketplace...view abstract

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 23 February 2016 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Guernsey issues regulations to implement Common Reporting Standard

Guernsey has issued regulations to implement the Common Reporting Standard, a development which will be of interest to financial institutions resident in Guernsey for the purposes of compliance with the CRS, as well as non-resident financial institutions with a permanent establishment in Guernsey.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 03 December 2015 | Practice Area: Private Client

Lessons from the prosecution of a money laundering reporting officer: a key Channel Islands case

This briefing looks at a recent prosecution under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 which caused considerable concern across the Channel Islands for all those involved in the regulatory and compliance industry, focusing on the lessons that can be learned from this example.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 20 November 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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Another Safe Harbour? What companies need to consider now

After the Court of Justice of the EU invalidated the Safe Harbour agreement as a means of legitimising personal data transfers between the EU and the US, businesses have been forced to consider alternative means to ensure they continue to operate lawfully in this area, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 05 November 2015 | Practice Area: Security

Reputational value: for offshore jurisdictions, reputation counts for a lot

With onshore communities clamping down on non-compliance, reputation is key as offshore jurisdictions battle for funds work. This Legal Week supplement tackles some of the most pressing issues currently occupying the minds of lawyers in offshore markets.

Law Firm: Legal Week | Published: 04 November 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Listing on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange: a summary

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange provides a platform for the listing and electronic trading of shares, debt securities issues and other instruments issued by trading companies, investment funds and other investment vehicles. This briefing summarises the key details.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 28 October 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Do I need a Jersey will? International wills for non-Jersey domiciliaries

It is not essential for you to have a separate will to cover your Channel Island assets, especially if you already have a validly executed will which covers your entire estate including Jersey and Guernsey and is validly executed. However, there are benefits to having a separate Channel Islands will...view abstract

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 23 October 2015 | Practice Area: General Financial Services

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