Jersey trustee misappropriated ex-top accountant's assets in multi-million fraud case

Mark Battersby
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The Royal Court of Jersey has made a multi-million fraud judgment against a trustee found to have misappropriated trust assets. Ogier, which succeeded for UK administrators in securing the ruling, set out a detailed briefing note on the judgment in Cohen & Kerr as Joint Administrators of the Estate of James Donald Hanson v Arbitrage Research and Trading S.A. & Ors, where the Royal Court made findings of fraud against the former trustee of a Jersey trust. The Royal Court also revisited the test for determining whether a trust is a sham and also considered, for the first time, when it m...

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