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Private Client & Offshore Services

05 December 2019
Emily Haithwaite Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Jersey - Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities. Family office structures which include Jersey tax-resident companies must consider whether those companies fall within the scope of the law. If they do, they must satisfy the three-stage test set out in the law or face a number of progressively punitive penalties.

Authors: Emily Haithwaite, James Campbell, Josephine Howe, Jonathan Hughes
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Simon Blain Use of nuptial agreements for international families and impact of Brexit

United Kingdom - Forsters LLP

Nuptial agreements are a crucial component of wider family wealth planning. They provide financial and jurisdictional certainty in the unfortunate event that a marriage breaks down and are particularly important for international couples with links to England. This article considers the many benefits of nuptial agreements for international families and why they are more important than ever in the context of Brexit.

Author: Simon Blain
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