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.

 

Background

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How to Conduct a Successful Disciplinary seminar

Sam Nicholls and Dominique Rolle recently hosted a very successful employment law seminar on “How to Conduct a Successful Disciplinary”.

The two hosts discussed the key aspects of disciplinary proceedings.  The talk was extremely well attended by leading HR officers

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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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LEGAL GUIDE TO BUYING PROPERTY

Introduction

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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