26 May 2020Article

Due diligence in Guernsey corporate and financing transactions

In the current economic climate, with concerns around companies’ liquidity and trading prospects, it is more important than ever that parties looking to acquire companies or assets, or enter into investment arrangements, undertake effective legal due diligence on the...

Due diligence in Guernsey corporate and financing transactions

In the current economic climate, with concerns around companies’ liquidity and trading prospects, it is more important than ever that parties looking to acquire companies or assets, or enter into investment arrangements...

Force majeure and the impact of Covid 19

The World Health Organization has on March 11, 2020 declared the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak a worldwide pandemic, causing a catastrophic impact not only on countries’ health systems, but also on the global economy...

Directors’ Duties - “Upstreaming” and capital adequacy requirements

On 27 March 2020, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) issued a cautionary note in respect of upstreaming (https://www.gfsc.gg/news/article/directors-duties). Upstreaming meaning the flow of resources, such...

Ferbrache & Farrell is the only Guernsey single jurisdiction law firm ranked in the top four of a leading fund industry report

After just three years in business, Ferbrache & Farrell has established itself in fourth place in the Monterey Guernsey Fund Report’s rankings of legal counsel. With only three long-established well known...

Ferbrache & Farrell recognised in Legal 500 UK rankings

Ferbrache & Farrell has been recognised across five practice areas in the 2020 edition of Legal 500 UK. One of the leading directories for the legal industry, the Legal 500 has ranked the firm in Banking and Finance...

Guernsey substance requirements: a detailed overview

On 1 January 2019 new economic substance requirements came into force in key offshore jurisdictions. The new regulations, implemented in response to concerns raised by the EU’s Code of Conduct Group on Business Taxation, are...

Ferbrache & Farrell in the running for leading industry award

Ferbrache & Farrell has been shortlisted for International Boutique Law Firm of the Year in the 2019 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards. It’s the second year running that we have reached the final stage of the awards, which...

12 March 2019

Guernsey's removal from grey list of tax havens welcomed

Ferbrache & Farrell is pleased that one of the highest institutions in Europe, the Council of Finance Ministers of the EU, has removed Guernsey from the so-called grey list of tax havens. The move further enhances...

Farrell announced in 2018 Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Gavin Farrell was one of the two Guernsey Investment Funds partners inducted in the 2018 Legal 500 Hall of Fame. Gavin was also the only Guernsey lawyer included in the Banking and Finance section and the only individual...

16 April 2018

Guernsey’s Fund Sector Continues to Grow

With less than a year to go, there is still uncertainty surrounding Brexit and what this means but it may not necessarily be all doom and gloom in Guernsey. According to the latest figures published by the Guernsey Financial...

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