Enforcement against discretionary beneficiaries – A thing writ in water

Introduction The Royal Court of Jersey has held in the case of Kea Investments Limited v Watson [1] that it is not possible for a judgment creditor to obtain execution against the interest of a discretionary beneficiary under a Jersey trust. Although a beneficiary’s interest is a species of movable property, it is not transmissible…

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Jersey to Amend Trusts Law for Seventh Time

The States of Jersey is shortly to amend the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 for a seventh time. The 2016 consultation paper canvassed views on whether to amend the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 in twelve areas in which there were perceived either to be difficulties with the current law or where it was thought improvements could…