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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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A guide to Jersey property unit trusts

Jersey has gained a strong reputation as a prime location in which to establish investment structures of all descriptions, including property funds and property holding vehicles. This guide provides a general overview of Jersey property unit trusts, now commonly referred to as 'JPUTs'.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 17 March 2016 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

Jersey jurisdiction: arresting cross-border debts

In a recent case, Jersey’s Royal Court held that Jersey companies’ debts to a Turkish parent were situate in Turkey, so Jersey had no jurisdiction to arrest those debts to pay the parent’s creditors. This Carey Olsen briefing looks at the lessons that can be learned from this case.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 19 February 2016 | Practice Area: Domicile and residence

Royal Court of Jersey dismisses challenge to validity of tax regulations

The Royal Court of Jersey has dismissed a challenge to the validity of the Taxation (Exchange of Information with Third Countries) (Jersey) Regulations 2008. This decision provides helpful guidance on the operation of the amended regulations.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 06 January 2016 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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A starting point guide to Jersey employment law

Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands, is a British Crown dependency but has its own financial, legal and judicial systems. In general employment law in Jersey is heavily influenced by English case law

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 December 2015 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Tenancy deposits in Jersey: the new scheme for residential leases

As of 2 November, residential leases in Jersey are subject to the residential tenancy deposit scheme. The scheme is a government authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme designed to safeguard tenants’ deposits and regulate their return at the end of a tenancy.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 09 December 2015 | Practice Area: Real Estate

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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Freezing injunctions and enforcement: Jersey rules on post-judgment asset disclosure orders

A recent unreported decision has demonstrated the Jersey Royal Court's willingness to make disclosure orders not only to police post-judgment freezing orders but also to ensure that judgment creditors have all the information they need to enforce their judgments worldwide.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 12 November 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

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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

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