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Steve Meiklejohn, Ogier

Forced heirship and trust planning

Ogier's Steve Meiklejohn brings the third in a series of case studies

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Out of time, but a timely reminder

The latest case study from Steve Meiklejohn of Ogier.

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A marriage made in heaven - A foundation acting as trustee

The second in a series of case studies from Steve Meiklejohn from offshore law firm Ogier who recently assisted a Middle Eastern family who were desirous of creating a trust structure to hold their assets situate outside the Middle East

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The explosion of interest in philanthropy amongst the super rich

The first in series of case studies from offshore law firm Ogier

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The family business and generational change

Advice to family businesses is a topic receiving much attention these days. It is recognised that, particularly in parts of the world where the whole subject of wealth planning is opening up (such as Asia and China in particular), often significant businesses are owned by families and not business conglomerates. Accordingly, as part of a sensible estate plan, entrepreneurs are having to think about the family business and what to do with it: sell or transfer to the next generation. With this in mind, Ogier's Steve Meiklejohn looks at what needs to be done.

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