Tag: Collas Crill

Latest wave of regulation could create challenges for the offshore funds industry

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next implementation phase of the new European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) could be a riptide that creates challenges for the offshore funds industry if businesses do not understand the potential impact and do not take steps to prepare. The European Union regulation on derivatives, central counterparties […]

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Guernsey trust’s major contribution to world-leading Centre for Cancer Immunology

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The generosity of a Guernsey-based charitable trust, set up by Guernsey residents Jim and the late Peggy Wilkinson, will go a long way to helping the University of Southampton realise its goal of building a new world-leading research centre in cancer immunology and immunotherapy. A £1 million gift has been given by the Wilkinson Charitable […]

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Guernsey cannot afford complacency on cyber security

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Newly published research emphasises the risk of cyber attack for Guernsey businesses that fail to protect their data with the correct security measures and internal procedures. A recent UK government report showed that 81% of large businesses and 60% of small businesses suffered a security breach in the last 12 months. Offshore businesses are among […]

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Collas Crill makes new year promotions

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has made a number of promotions in its Guernsey, Jersey and Singapore offices, effective from 1 January 2015. In Guernsey, corporate, funds and risk and regulatory specialist Wayne Atkinson has been promoted to group partner. In Jersey, fiduciary specialist David Dorgan has been promoted to partner. Fiduciary specialist Karen Farman becomes Of Counsel, […]

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Collas Crill merge with CARD in Cayman to produce unique client offering

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill and Cayman firm Charles Adams Ritchie & Duckworth (CARD) have announced that they are, subject to regulatory approvals, to merge with effect from a date early in the New Year. The merger creates the first and currently only law firm with offices in Singapore, the Cayman Islands, London and each of the Channel […]

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Making steel and glass sweat for overseas investors – Collas Crill to host expert researcher at UK property seminar

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A wave of economic recovery sweeping across the UK, combined with low levels of Grade A supply of commercial property in some parts of the country, is creating an environment for rental growth and an opportunity for international investors. And with Jersey and Guernsey fast becoming seen as the jurisdictions of choice for Asian real […]

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Collas Crill advises on Jacksons CI acquisition

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has worked with Ravenscroft on the acquisition of the Jacksons CI group by a consortium of investors. It was recently announced that a consortium including Bailiwick Investments Limited has agreed, subject to regulatory approvals, to buy the Jacksons CI group at a price of £41.7 million. The group includes the Jacksons and Motor […]

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Collas Crill lawyers on Who’s Who Legal Private Client list 2014

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four of Collas Crill’s private client specialists have made the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s Private Client List. In Guernsey, Angela Calnan and Christian Hay are among those nominated by peers as the best in their field. The guide notes Christian Hay is a leading figure in the contentious trusts field. In London, Edward […]

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Disability in the workplace a key issue on Guernsey employers’ agenda

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With nearly 30% of Guernsey’s population suffering a long-term condition that creates a daily difficulty, and a new disability discrimination law to be implemented in early 2016, disability in the workplace is a key issue for the Island’s employers. Collas Crill’s employment law team outlined a number of areas for which Guernsey employers will have […]

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Greater clarity for employers on Housing Control issues thanks to Collas Crill seminar

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from all spheres of Guernsey business have been saying Collas Crill’s two-part Housing Control seminar has provided greater clarity on a number of issues they wanted to understand. “Housing is such a tricky subject,” commented one delegate. “This was a very informative, useful and interesting seminar series.” After an initial presentation two weeks ago by […]

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