Portuguese Flag French Flag Romanian Flag Polish Flag Russian Flag United Kingdom Flag

Videos

Who to appoint as an executor of a Jersey will

Ashley Bidmead explains who can be appointed as an executor and the things to consider when choosing either a professional or non-professional executor.

Is there a future for trust work in Jersey, post Panama?

Advocate Scholefield believes there is definitely a future for trusts in Jersey and here's why.

Have Trusts lost the advantage of privacy?

Advocate Scholefield explains how he thinks the many post-Panama transparency initiatives may affect trusts.

What does the future of Trust work in Jersey look like?

According to Advocate Scholefield, there will be more of an emphasis on succession planning and legitimate asset protection.

How can trustees minimise the impact of legal action brought by beneficiaries?

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield recommends a pragmatic and considered approach: examine how it would come across if your position were to be questioned by a hostile party.

How can lawyers best advise trustees?

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield recommends a simple approach: apply the theory of how a trust should work; clearly advise and inform the settlor; and future-proof the trust as far as possible.

Are trusts fit for purpose?

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield argues that they are, so long as future challenges are anticipated and managed effectively.

How “confidential” is a settlor’s letter of wishes?

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield argues that they are, so long as future challenges are anticipated and managed effectively.

What approach should trustees take to investing?

Should a balanced portfolio include new asset classes? Viberts' Christopher Scholefield opines that a trustee needs to strike the right balance between safeguarding capital and generating inflation-beating returns for the beneficiary.

Interview: The classification of beneficiaries: why it matters

Interview: The classification of beneficiaries: why it matters.

What are the challenges facing trusts?

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield says that the bad press which trusts have had in recent years needs to be refuted.

Channel Island trusts – a safe haven, not evasion.

Viberts' Christopher Scholefield comments on the challenge of breaking down pre-conceptions about Channel Island trusts and establishing their credibility.

← Close
← Close
← Close
← Close