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Guernsey fiduciaries’ obligation to report suspicion: STEP lecture to hear from Financial Investigation Unit

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The obligation to report suspicion, the definition of suspicion, changes to legislation and an update from the Financial Investigation Unit is STEP Guernsey’s final Collas Crill sponsored lunchtime lecture in the 2013/2014 series this Thursday. Adrian Hale, senior investigation officer at the Financial Investigation Unit, will explain the obligation to report suspicious transactions or activity, […]

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STEP Guernsey delegates to view the Philanthropic Landscape

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can Guernsey’s fiduciary professionals support their clients in getting real joy out of philanthropic giving? In The Philanthropy Landscape, the final lecture of the Collas Crill sponsored 2013/2014 lecture series on Thursday 3 July, independent philanthropy adviser Alison Hope, will share an in-depth update on giving today, both in the UK and overseas. Alison […]

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Collas Crill’s head of Wills in Guernsey is a STEP Young Practitioner of the Year finalist

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill’s head of Wills and Estates in Guernsey, Joanne Seal, has been named as a finalist in the STEP Private Client Awards 2015. Already one of Private Client Adviser’s ‘Top 35 Under 35′ and a Citywealth ‘Future Leader’, Joanne has now been shortlisted as Young Practitioner of the Year in the Society of Trust […]

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Collas Crill launches Guernsey Rugby Weekend

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has teamed up with the Guernsey branch of rugby charity Wooden Spoon to launch a weekend celebrating rugby in September. More than 30 Wasps Legends – retired players from the Premiership League side the London Wasps – will travel to Guernsey for a weekend of events that will culminate in a display match […]

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Guernsey STEP students to receive ‘lessons in litigation’

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

STEP Guernsey students and trust administrators will receive Lessons in Litigation at the Collas Crill sponsored lunchtime lecture this month (June). The speaker, AFR Advocates’ senior partner and STEP committee member Advocate Mark Ferbrache, will provide attendees with advice on how to avoid problems in the first place and then consider and how to deal […]

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UK tax treatment of a Guernsey trustee’s investment portfolio on the agenda of Collas Crill sponsored STEP lecture

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attendees at the next STEP Guernsey lecture will consider the UK tax treatment of a Guernsey trustee’s investment portfolio at June’s Collas Crill sponsored evening lecture. With greater inter-governmental co-operation on the disclosure of information, trustees are under increasing pressure to liaise between advisers and investment managers to ensure proper consideration is given to the […]

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Collas Crill advise Malaysian investors on buying UK property

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Malaysian investors looking to buy property in the UK are turning to Collas Crill for both conveyancing and advice on using the Channel Islands to structure their investment. Offshore law firm Collas Crill, which reaches Malaysian property investors through its Singapore office, has seen increasing interest, particularly in the London residential property market. Michael Morris, […]

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Collas Crill advises on sale of Heritage Insurance Management Limited to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has acted on behalf of the Heritage Group in relation to the sale of Heritage Insurance Management Limited (Heritage) based in St Peter Port, Guernsey, to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, headquartered in Illinois, with operations in 27 countries and client service capabilities in […]

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Guernsey needs to implement commercial legislation more quickly, says Collas Crill companies expert Ian Kirk

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey needs to implement commercial legislation more quickly, says Guernsey Companies Law expert Ian Kirk. The Collas Crill partner told the ICSA Guernsey annual conference recently that, following proposed amendments to the six-year-old Guernsey Companies Guernsey Law, the Island also needs to improve its insolvency legislation. The process has started but Advocate Kirk stressed that […]

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Time is running out for trusts affected by Canadian law on non resident trusts, warns tax expert

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Time is running out to make a timely filing on trusts affected by changes to Canadian law which significantly affect the way Canada taxes non-resident trusts. “Since the changes cause the trust to be taxable, the onus of taking action rests on the trustee, so a proactive approach is warranted,” said Canadian tax expert Michael […]

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