December 6, 2023

Collas Crill Moot brings courtroom to life for students in Guernsey and Cayman

St Ignatias Students in Guernsey and Cayman are being invited to take part in this year’s Collas Crill Moot. The Moot provides students from the Grammar School, Blanchelande College, Elizabeth College and the Ladies’ College in Guernsey, and the Cayman Prep High School, Cayman International School (CIS), Clifton Hunter and St Ignatius Catholic School, with […]

“Go-to firm” Ogier stays on top in Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Cayman, Guernsey, and Jersey

 Ogier’s Cayman-based Global Senior Partner and tier one practitioner Rachael Reynolds Ogier remains the only firm to achieve a tier-one ranking across Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey in the newly published independent legal directory Chambers High Net Worth Guide. Described as “an extremely talented team across their whole division”, Ogier was recognised for how its expert […]

Butterfield announces Q3 2022 financial results

Butterfield Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results  Financial highlights for the third quarter of 2022: Net income of $57.4 million, or $1.15 per share, and core net income1 of $57.6 million, or $1.16 per share Return on average common equity of 28.5% and core return on average tangible common equity1 of 31.6% Net interest margin of […]

Emiliano Sala’s doomed plane was so riddled with faults that engineer refused to repair it saying it ‘was not fit to be flown’ as investigators reveal Cardiff City star and pilot were poisoned by carbon monoxide

By Tracey Kandohla and Martin Robinson From Mail Online UK EXCLUSIVE: Airfield owner Humphrey Penney revealed craft had ‘a lot of problems’ and regular pilot David Henderson ‘unhappy with the maintenance’ Mr Penney asked to give a second opinion on the Piper PA-46 Malibu last year He following today’s report published by UK Air Accidents […]

New economic substance regimes in the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey receive OECD support

From Mourant 31 July 2019 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has concluded a review of recent economic substance changes to the tax regimes and legislation in each of our jurisdictions of the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey and has confirmed that the domestic legal frameworks in each jurisdiction are in line with […]

Crown Dependencies to improve beneficial ownership transparency

From International Investment Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have announced they will voluntarily adopt public registers of the true owners of offshore companies incorporated in their jurisdictions. The beneficial ownership registers, which show the ultimate owner of a company, are currently only accessible by local authorities in the UK’s Crown Dependencies. Jersey, Guernsey and the […]

UK: Ministers face furious backlash after blocking attempts to impose financial transparency rules on Channel Islands

By Jack Doyle From Daily Mail UK Government pulls Crown Dependencies finance transparency bill at last minute Would have forced business owners with more than 25 per cent stake in Channel Islands company to declare publicly ‘in bid to tackle corruption’   MPs led by former Tory minister Andrew Mitchell and Dame Margaret Hodge Ministers faced a […]

Tory MPs back Cayman Islands tax haven after £18,000 trip

By Joe Lo From The Ferret Scot Four Tory MPs have been accused of defending the “secrecy industry” after vowing to support the Cayman Islands Government’s fight against anti-money laundering measures. Conservative MPs Andrew Rosindell, Martin Vickers, Bob Stewart and Henry Smith criticised the UK government’s plans to introduce more transparency to the islands while […]

Walkers’ promotions highlight growth of global firm

Grand Cayman, September 2018 Leading international law firm, Walkers, is pleased to announce that 8 attorneys across its global offices have been invited to join the partnership. In addition, 18 associates have been promoted to senior counsel, or local equivalent, highlighting the continued growth of the firm over the past year. In total, there were […]

Cayman Islands: Ogier advises on €409 million sale of Generali Worldwide Insurance Company Limited

An Ogier team from across Guernsey, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Jersey has advised Generali on its entry into an agreement to sell Generali Worldwide Insurance Company Limited and Generali Link to Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG). Generali Worldwide has its headquarters in Guernsey and specializes in offering life insurance-based wealth management and employee benefits. […]