New UK Regulations on Russian Sanctions – Trusts Services

    On 15 December 2022, the UK published the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2022 (the “Regulations“) which amend the UK’s principal regulation imposing sanctions on Russia (the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“Russia Regulations“)). This post just focuses on the impact of the amendments on trusts, however our colleagues in the … Read more

    APAC Monthly Private Wealth Legal Developments – January 2023

    Welcome to Herbert Smith Freehills’ monthly private wealth industry updates in Asia. Every month we survey ten Asian jurisdictions for legal developments concerning trust and estate planning which are of interest to the private wealth industry, and provide a succinct summary in a table format.  The jurisdictions covered in the update are Hong Kong, Singapore, … Read more

    APAC Monthly Private Wealth Legal Developments – December 2022

    Welcome to Herbert Smith Freehills’ monthly private wealth industry updates in Asia. Every month we survey ten Asian jurisdictions for legal developments concerning trust and estate planning which are of interest to the private wealth industry, and provide a succinct summary in a table format.  The jurisdictions covered in the update are Hong Kong, Singapore, … Read more

    APAC Monthly Private Wealth Legal Developments – November 2022

    Welcome to Herbert Smith Freehills’ monthly private wealth industry updates in Asia. Every month we survey ten Asian jurisdictions for legal developments concerning trust and estate planning which are of interest to the private wealth industry, and provide a succinct summary in a table format.  The jurisdictions covered in the update are Hong Kong, Singapore, … Read more

    Landmark Privy Council ruling establishes scope and ranking of ex-trustees’ interest in an insolvent trust

    Jersey law ruling will have far reaching ramifications for trust administration in common law jurisdictions The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the Privy Council) in Equity Trust (Jersey) Ltd (Respondent) v Halabi (in his capacity as Executor of the Estate of the late Madam Intisar Nouri) (Appellant) (Jersey) ITG Ltd and others (Respondents) v Fort … Read more

    APAC Monthly Private Wealth Legal Developments – October 2022

    Welcome to Herbert Smith Freehills’ monthly private wealth industry updates in Asia. Every month we survey ten Asian jurisdictions for legal developments concerning trust and estate planning which are of interest to the private wealth industry, and provide a succinct summary in a table format.  The jurisdictions covered in the update are Hong Kong, Singapore, … Read more