The Ties That Bind – Pugachev and what it means for Jersey

An analysis of the possible ramifications of the English High Court’s decision in Pugachev and its impact on Jersey trusts, approaches to ‘trust busting’ and the inherent risks in Jersey’s reservation of powers legislation.

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Jersey Revives Rule in Re Hastings Bass

An amendment to Jersey’s trust law came into force on Friday 25th October 2013 to incorporate what has become known as the rule in Hastings-Bass into statute. The rule, which has emerged from nearly 40 years of case law, has traditionally allowed trustees who have made a mistake as to their dispositive powers to apply…