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Seychelles and Jersey Sign a Double Tax Agreement

12 Aug 2015
To develop closer economic ties the government of Jersey and the Republic of Seychelles signed a Double Tax Agreement (DTA) on the 28 th of July 2015. The signing of the DTA is a considerable event for both administrations and comes as part of Jersey’s ongoing initiative to enhance its taxation and economic co-operation with other countries. Whilst for the Republic of Seychelles... Read More AboutSeychelles and Jersey Sign a Double Tax Agreement »

By Connie Clark

Jersey: amendments to Foundations Law

08 Apr 2015
On 17 March 2015, the Foundations (Amendment of Law)(Jersey) Regulations 2015 (the “ 2015 Regulations ”) came into force, amending the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009 (the “ Law ”). The two main changes to the Law are: 1) The purposes of a Jersey purpose foundation can be described in either the charter or the regulations. As the charter is a publicly available document,... Read More AboutJersey: amendments to Foundations Law »

By Philip Jacques

Jersey: amendments to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991

27 May 2014
On 21 May 2014, Jersey adopted the Companies (Amendment No. 11) (Jersey) Law 2014 in order to confirm and strengthen the competitiveness and standing of the Jersey company. The changes represent a significant amendment of the jurisdiction’s company law regime and are expected to come into force in September of this year. The Amendment Law contains a summary of the changes it its... Read More AboutJersey: amendments to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 »

By Philip Jacques

The Jersey Private Trust Company

21 May 2014
The offshore discretionary trust notion has developed over the years, and many of the offshore jurisdictions have modernised their legislation to keep in tune with the continuing development of it. These offshore jurisdictions have had to adapt to the needs of the hard-headed entrepreneurs and family business empires, who are sometimes uninclined to relinquish control over their... Read More AboutThe Jersey Private Trust Company »

By Beth Lansdown

Seychelles and Jersey: the Foundation - its nature and advantages

18 May 2014
Seychelles and Jersey: the Foundation - its nature and advantages Foundations are commonly seen as a combination of a company and a trust and are increasingly being used by UK citizens, particularly entrepreneurs, for wealth management purposes. Foundations have a separate legal personality and so are able to hold their own assets, contract with third parties and sue in their... Read More AboutSeychelles and Jersey: the Foundation - its nature and advantages »

By Philip Jacques


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