Turks and Caicos Islands enacts a new Trusts Ordinance

Special trusts of company shares (STOCS trusts), purpose trusts, and enhanced creditor protection provisions all included in a wholesale and exciting revamp of TCI’s trusts statute

Owen Foley of Misick & Stanbrook looks at TCI’s new Trusts Ordinance.



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Changes to Immigration Ordinance

 How do I get status in the Turks and Caicos Islands?

Obtaining status in the Turks and Caicos Islands (“TCIs”) is governed by the new Turks and Caicos Islander Status Ordinance 2015, which obtained assent on 30th

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Hard Times Loom for TCI Smokers

The TCI Government has just passed the Tobacco Control Ordinance 2015, to regulate tobacco use, and to protect individuals from the exposure to tobacco smoke.

The Ordinance, though passed, has not yet come into force.  It will come into force

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Divorce Jurisdiction in the TCI

I am not originally from TCI but I live here.  Can I get divorced here?


Divorce in TCI is dealt with by the Matrimonial Causes Ordinance 2012.  In that respect:-

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Data Protection in TCI

Aside from a passing reference to data protection in the Electronic Transactions Ordinance (see below), TCI has no data protection statute.  However, a number of other areas of local law are applicable or, in the context of the advice sought,

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This is a simplified guide to the process of buying a property in the Turks and Caicos Islands. While all reasonable endeavours are taken to ensure that it is correct at the time of print it does not purport

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Doing Business in TCI 2014

A Q&A guide to doing business in Turks and Caicos Islands.

This Q&A gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Turks and Caicos Islands as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including

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Condominium and villa investors will have a more affordable, flexible and attractive opportunity to invest in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ (TCI) real estate following the enactment of the Fractional Ownership Ordinance. The Ordinance has not yet

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