The week on eprivateclient: 2017 Isle of Man Report, Appleby, First Names Group and more...

22/12/2017 Will Sidery

A look at the top stories on eprivateclient this week


The 2017 eprivateclient Isle of Man Jurisdiction Report is released and includes contributed articles from eprivateclient Top 35 under 35 James Heathcote of EY, Moore Stephens’ Clive Dixon and Simon Pickering from the IoM Government among others

Stonehage Fleming’s Vivian Haines and Paul Weldon argue that there is a future for English trusts, which in light of negative publicity over offshore structures, “an inherently flexible and durable instrument”


Appleby launches legal action against the BBC and the Guardian following the theft of over 6 million files from the offshore law firm which formed part of the Paradise Papers scandal

Deutsche Bank hires Matthew Spencer from Coutts in a move designed to build business from lawyers, accountants and family offices


Private equity firm AnaCap agrees to sell 2017 eprivateclient Top Trust Company First Names Group to multi jurisdictional investor services provider SGG Group in a deal that sees AnaCap secure a 2.6x return on its investment

The Senate passes President Donald Trump’s controversial US tax reforms which will see cuts in corporation tax as well as tax breaks for individuals


Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) is re-joined by industry veteran Joe Donohoe, who takes up a position on the board of its Jersey subsidiary

The first part of eprivateclient’s top people moves of 2017 is published with part two out today. These follow on from the eprivateclient top stories of the year published on Tuesday and Wednesday

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