Client Resources

Here you will find a series of briefing notes and articles that have been prepared for your information, please click on the links below to learn more.

Corporate and Commercial
24/04/17Jersey SPVs and structured finance transactions
This note provides a brief summary of the use of Jersey SPV's in structured finance transactions, outlines the principal legal and regulatory regime in Jersey governing such transactions and highlights some key considerations for these types of structures.
05/06/14Employee Benefit Trust
This note is designed to provide an insight into the benefits and features of a Jersey Employee Benefit Trust.
24/04/17A Guide to Jersey Companies
This note is designed to provide you with some basic information about Jersey companies, the types of companies available in Jersey and some key advantages of using Jersey companies.
25/04/17Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012
This note provides a brief summary of the principal features of the Security Interests (Jersey) Law, 2012 and highlights some key considerations when creating security interests under Jersey law.
24/04/17Limited Partnerships
This note provides an overview of Jersey Separate and Incorporated Limited Partnerships. This note explains the common features of these Limited Partnerships and the key advantages to using them.
Private Client
30/07/14Relocating to Jersey
This briefing note seeks to explain the benefits of relocating to Jersey and sets out in brief the process.
14/11/14Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (“QROPS”)
This note provides an overview of the Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme ("QROPS").
23/10/14Private Trust Company
This note provides some basic information about Jersey private trust companies and their characteristics.
30/08/13Jersey Trusts
This note seeks to give a brief overview of Jersey trusts. In particular, it seeks to explain the main characteristics of the various types of Jersey trust and the key advantages of using them.
30/08/13Jersey Foundations
This note outlines the key characteristics of a Jersey foundation and the procedure involved in the establishment of Jersey foundations.
04/08/16Insolvent Trusts
This briefing note covers the practicalities that Trustees have to consider when a trust is no longer able to satisfy its immediate financial obligations.
Investment Funds
03/10/14An Insight into Jersey Funds
This note provides an overview of Jersey Investment Funds.
30/08/13Unregulated Eligible Investor Funds
This note seeks to explain the unregulated funds regime in Jersey. In particular, it explains the introduction of the unregulated eligible investor fund and the unregulated exchange traded fund.
16/06/15Expert Funds in Jersey
This note provides an overview of the Jersey expert fund regime and how a typical Jersey expert fund is structured.
21/04/17Jersey Private Funds
This briefing note covers the new, consolidated and streamlined funds regime, known as the Jersey Private Fund (“JPF”) regime.
Listing Services
02/05/14Debt Listing on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (“SEM”)
The listing of debt securities is a convenient and recognised way to raise funds. The process is relatively straight- forward and cost effective, and can be completed within a couple of weeks from start to finish.
17/06/15Listing debt on the The International Stock Exchange (the “TISE”)
This note seeks to explain the benefits of listing debt securities on The International Stock Exchange. It further sets out the main requirements for admittance of debt securities to the Official List and the role of Hatstone Listing Services Limited as listing sponsor.
Immigration
16/02/15Immigration Visas in Panama
This note outlines the main characteristics of the immigration system in Panama. For those seeking to retire, invest or work in a politically stable, secure environment, Panama offers an attractive solution through a variety of immigration visas.
16/06/15Friendly Nations Visa
This note outlines the main characteristics of Panama’s Friendly Nations Visa for nationals of specific countries that maintain friendly, professional, economic and investment relations with the Republic of Panama.
17/06/15Forestry Investor Visa
This note outlines the main characteristics of Panama’s Forestry Investor immigration permit for persons that would like to invest in Government reforestation projects and obtain a permanent resident status in the Republic of Panama.
04/05/16Self Economic Solvency Visa
This note outlines the main characteristics of Panama’s Self Economic Solvency immigration permit for persons that wish to live in Panama by making an investment of US$300,000.
Debt Recovery
17/02/15Debt Recovery
This note outlines some of the steps taken during a debt recovery procedure in Panama and how Hatstone Abogados may assist you.
Resources
17/02/15Foundations in Panama
This note outlines the key characteristics of a Panamanian foundation and the procedure involved in the establishment of Panamanian foundations.
Corporate and Commercial
17/02/15Bearer Shares
This note seeks to explain Law 47 of 6 August 2013 (“Law 47”), which adopts a custodial system for bearer shares issued by a Panamanian company, and how it affects you, as our client.
Companies
08/05/15A Guide to Panama Companies
This note is intended to provide introductory information about Panamanian companies, the types of companies available in Panama and some key advantages of using Panamanian companies.
Investment Funds
27/08/15Panama Private Funds
This note is designed to provide basic information about establishing Panama Private Funds.
Resources
18/02/15Letting Residential or Commercial Property Checklist
Questions to consider when letting a residential or commercial property.
18/02/15Joint Ownership
Under English Law if a property is to be owned by two or more persons it must be held by them either as joint tenants or tenants in common. This note gives a brief explanation as to the differences between these two types of ownership.
18/02/15Glossary
10/06/15Buying or Selling a Residential Property
The following checklist is a guide as to the type of issues that will need to be considered when buying or selling a property. This is not an exhaustive list as your circumstances or the type of property may give rise to other concerns but consideration of the following points may help you plan the transaction, avoid delay and will give guidance to your solicitor as to your priorities.