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Private Client & Offshore Services

02 April 2020
Shaun Maloney Appraising Section 238 fair value proceedings: an overview

Cayman Islands - Ogier

Section 238 of the Companies Law (2020 Revision) provides an avenue through which shareholders of a merged or consolidated Cayman Islands company can apply to have the fair value of their shares determined by the Grand Court. Section 238 has its origins in Delaware law and was first introduced into the Cayman Islands Companies Law in 2009. After a relatively uneventful first few years in operation, Section 238 is now at the forefront of jurisprudence.

Authors: Shaun Maloney, Oliver Payne
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Sally Edwards Ethical investment and challenges for trustees

International - International Law Office

Impact investing, ethical investing and climate change concerns are increasingly discussed when considering investments and are now affecting trustee decision making. Trustees have a duty to act prudently, with appropriate skill and care and in the interests of beneficiaries when considering their investments. They must ensure that they are not influenced by their own moral considerations – but how should they deal with those of their beneficiaries?

Author: Sally Edwards
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Emily Gilmore COVID-19 Weekly Report (23-30 March 2020)

International - International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe. In order to keep readers abreast of this evolving situation, ILO's COVID-19 Weekly Report provides insight into the major legal developments of the past seven days, as well as a round-up of our panel of expert international legal commentators' legislative and regulatory guidance.

Author: Emily Gilmore
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Victoria Grogan Rise of will disputes in Jersey

Jersey - Ogier

Recent research highlights the increasing likelihood of people being willing to dispute a will and go to court if they are unhappy with the division of their relative's estate, and this is definitely an increasing area of work in Jersey. This article answers some pertinent questions concerning wills.

Author: Victoria Grogan
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Sophie Warburton Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Cayman Islands - Ogier

Author: Sophie Warburton
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Bermuda - Carey Olsen Bermuda

Authors: Michael Hanson, Cheri Minors, Jay Webster
Helen Ruelle Five steps to avoid insider fraud

Jersey - Ogier

Authors: Helen Ruelle, Rachel Richardson, Charlotte Ward
Damian Evans Rusnano Capital AG decision

Guernsey - Ogier

Authors: Damian Evans, Mathew Newman, Bryan De Verneuil-Smith
Rishabh Shroff Federal budget 2020-21: impact on Indian promoters

India - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Authors: Rishabh Shroff, Varsha Reddy
Helen Ruelle COVID-19: considerations for employers in Channel Islands

International - Ogier

Authors: Helen Ruelle, Rachel Richardson, Will Austin-Vautier, Kate Morel
Eamon Harrison Courtenay International arbitration: outlook

Belize - Courtenay Coye LLP

Authors: Eamon Harrison Courtenay, Stacey N Castillo
Sandrine Giroud Swiss free ports: still a safe house for private clients' trophy assets?

Switzerland - LALIVE

Authors: Sandrine Giroud, Tatiana Jullier