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The Family Business – Passing Power Down to the Next Generation

Is it time to stop and think about how Asian entrepreneurs of the 60’s & 70’s wish their legacy business to continue in the future?

For entrepreneurs of the 60’s & 70’s, it's time to stop and think about how they wish their legacy business to continue in the future in terms of continuation, capabilities and desire of the next generation to take over the family business.

Published:
June 26, 2019
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Eight Steps to Establishing a Trust in Jersey

Understanding the various steps and different types of trusts available.

Establishing a Trust in Jersey is relativity simple, but one of the most commonly asked questions Fiduchi receives is 'how do I establish a Trust in Jersey?'.

Published:
May 8, 2019
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The Importance of Mind & Management

Examining one of the new substance requirements for companies in Jersey

The Crown Dependencies, including Jersey, have all committed to bringing in legislation regarding economic substance in 2019. Fiduchi's Director of Operations Paul Coundley looks at one requirement of the legislation.

Published:
March 4, 2019
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Your Interests Are Our Interests

Why choosing the right trusted advisor who understands the needs of their clients is key to protecting their assets?

Protecting clients and their rights have been the focus of regulators across a range of industries for many years. None more so than in the financial services industry. The financial crisis brought to the fore the importance of how firms in the financial services industry manage clients and their assets.

Published:
February 14, 2019
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Stable as a rock in uncertain times

Why Jersey an award-winning International Finance Centre and Fiduchi are well placed to navigate the choppy waters, against a backdrop of growing regulation and geopolitical uncertainty.

Paul Coundley examines what makes Jersey and Fiduchi so appealing for international clients and their businesses look for a safe harbour in these uncertain times.

Published:
January 29, 2019
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Understanding International Savings Plans (ISPs)

Helpful guide - 10 frequently asked questions about International Savings Plans.

A brief Q&A with Terry Northcott on Jersey International Savings Plans and why these schemes are proving popular.

Published:
January 15, 2019
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The Importance of Governance in Succession Planning

Effective succession planning for wealthy individuals who are serious about ensuring the successful transition of wealth to future generations.

For most entrepreneurs, it has become vitally important that the successive generations do not dissipate the wealth accumulated over a number of years.

Published:
January 14, 2019
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Understanding Jersey Companies and their uses

Helpful guide

There are many reasons why a private individual or corporate entity might incorporate a company in Jersey. Paul Lees Head of Private Client explains the advantages and uses for incorporating a company in Jersey, as well as the varying types of companies that can be created.

Published:
December 12, 2018
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Understanding Cell Companies and their uses

Helpful guide

Cell companies and offer many benefits, but what are these? Moreover, why would you want to use a cell company in the first place? These are some of the questions answered by Fiduchi's Associate Director of Corporate Services Terry Northcott.

Published:
November 1, 2018
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Understanding Foundations

Helpful guide

Does a Foundation always have a charitable purpose? What are its uses? and what should you consider before deciding if it is right for you? This article explains some of the commonly asked questions.

Published:
September 10, 2018
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Understanding Jersey Limited Partnerships (LPs)

A breakdown of the four different types of Limited Partnerships available in Jersey and their uses.

Jersey Limited Partnerships have become favoured vehicles for any enterprise or group of individuals that require flexibility, privacy, limited liability and the ability to return capital easily to investors. In this article we examine the four different types of Limited Partnerships and their legal variations.

Published:
September 6, 2018
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Understanding Private Trust Companies (PTCs)

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What is a Private Trust Company? Why would you use one, and what are the other considerations around a PTC? These are some of the questions answered in this helpful article.

Published:
August 21, 2018
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Understanding Trusts

8 commonly asked questions about Trusts and how they work

Clients are often advised to set up trusts as part of their wealth planning arrangements but for some, an offshore trust may hold a certain mystique. The purpose of this article is to explain some of the basics in establishing a trust together with the potential benefits that may be available.

Published:
July 19, 2018
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Balancing Transparency & Privacy

Managing data in a changing world

As future information requirements are identified, so we will look to engage with clients and their advisors as much as we are able, or legislation and regulations allow.

Published:
May 29, 2018
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Understanding Jersey Private Funds (JPFs)

Briefing Note

A Jersey Private Fund ("JPF") is a simple and highly flexible fund product that will be of interest to promoters who are looking to launch funds for groups of investors where a fully-regulated product might not be necessary or appropriate.

Published:
April 20, 2018
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The Culinary Delights of SE Asian Curry

An analogy of the family office

The modern day “Family Office”….What is it?...How should it be defined?...

Published:
March 21, 2018
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Changing Landscape for Jersey Companies

Beneficial ownership & transparency

International initiatives regarding transparency and beneficial ownership mean that the landscape is changing particularly for the Jersey Company.

Published:
February 2, 2018
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UK Tax Changes and their impact on UK Real Estate Structures

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The UK’s November 2017 Budget announced a number of proposals that will affect the taxation of inward investment into UK real estate.

Published:
January 2, 2018
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