STEP LECTURE SERIES 2018/19

Lunchtime Lecture No. 2

Thursday 4th October in the Dorey Room, St James at noon.

Presentation Summary: 
“M v St Annes Trustees and Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Ltd”

Advocate Anthony Williams of Appleby (Guernsey) LLP, will discuss the recent ground breaking decisions of the Guernsey Courts in M v St Anne’s Trustees and Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Ltd, which have an important impact on the administration of Trusts in Guernsey. M v St Anne’s Trustees considered the scope of the rule of Hastings Bass in Guernsey. In Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Ltd the Royal Court considered for the first time a private law action which raised issues concerning the effect of the consent regime under Guernsey’s anti-money laundering framework. Appleby acted in both matters.

Followed by Q&A session.

About the speaker:

Anthony is Head of Dispute Resolution in Guernsey.

Anthony has significant experience in many areas of corporate litigation and dispute resolution. He has a particular expertise in high value and complex commercial litigation, with particular focus on investment fund disputes, regulatory enforcement, contentious insolvency matters, asset-tracing and recovery work, and trust litigation. Anthony has also appeared with success in the Court of Appeal.

Anthony qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2012. Anthony is also admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales (non-practising) and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia.

He is a member of R3, INSOL International, the Insolvency Practitioners Association, and the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts.

Anthony was regarded as a notable practitioner by Chambers UK 2018 attracting plaudits for his “logical, thorough and tenacious approach” and for being “very good to work with and giving clear and commercial advice.” According to the same directory “He has attained significant experience appearing before the Royal Court and the Court of Appeal in areas including investment fund disputes, asset tracing and multi-jurisdictional litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2017 describe Anthony as an excellent advocate who is “very commercial, with good technical understanding” and leads Appleby´s “strong team”.

Please arrive by 11.45am for registration. Lecture will start 12.00pm and last for approx. 45 minutes

For any queries with regard to your booking please please email stepguernsey@step.org

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STEP & GAT Joint Presentation

Coming Soon our first Breakfast Lecture in the New Look Lecture Series. with Simon Gaudion & Callum McVean from the Enforcement Division at the GFSC.

Breakfast Lecture No. 1

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As a not-for-profit organisation which supports the learning and progression of all fiduciary professionals, STEP Guernsey relies on the support of valued STEP partners to help bring our popular event series to you and keep costs to a minimum.

We extend our thanks to Sponsor’s Ogier for Sponsoring the 2018/19 Lecture Series.

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