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Part Two - How to avoid family disputes when transferring wealth
2018 | 16 Aug 2018

As Family Offices continue to evolve, the private wealth industry is coming up with innovative ways to mitigate the risk of conflict escalating into major issues.

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If interest rates continue to rise, where to next for aircraft leasing?
2018 | 09 Aug 2018

People are now questioning whether the cyclical nature of aircraft leasing has in fact been redefined...

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Is your Employee Benefit Trust fit for purpose, or is it time for a review?
2018 | 06 Aug 2018

When it comes to corporate financial administration, the Employee Benefit Trust (EBT) tends to be left alone. Research happens, it gets set up, and then it is rarely reviewed for suitability yet left in place for years and years, only to be changed if somet...

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Ocorian shortlisted for 'Trust Company (large firm)' and 'Multi-Family Office' of the Year
2018 | 06 Aug 2018

Ocorian are thrilled to announce that our Private Client team have been shortlisted for the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19 in the 'Trust Company (large firm)' and 'Multi-Family Office' categories.

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The real risks of directorship in real estate
2018 | 31 Jul 2018

Real estate investment comes with inherent risks, and any director who sits on a board that owns or runs an asset must be aware of these risks or face the consequences.

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The Great Unveiling - Ultimate Beneficial Owners
2018 | 25 Jul 2018

It may soon be a legal requirement for every corporate and other legal entity in Ireland to make the identity of their true owner accessible to the public.

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Taxing Capital Gains in UK Real Estate - What does it mean for non-UK resident investors?
2018 | 23 Jul 2018

Ocorian's Director in Real Estate Nick Terry, evaluates HMRC's official response to consultations with industry bodies regarding taxing Capital Gains made by non-UK resident investors in UK Real Estate.

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Part One - Why are Family Offices on the rise?
2018 | 19 Jul 2018

Following July's International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) Family Office seminar, Ocorian's Family Office expert and opening session moderator Richard Joynt, explores why Family Offices are experiencing a surge in popularity.

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Are you striving for operational excellence?
2018 | 12 Jul 2018

In the pursuit of operational excellence, an increasing number of investors and asset managers are engaging with specialist third parties to install oversight and control of their fund administration and accounting tasks. Ocorian's Richard Hansford explores...

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From hedging to value impact, these are the reasons why investors choose real estate
2018 | 09 Jul 2018

A qualified chartered surveyor with almost 20 years’ experience in the industry, Ocorian Client Director for Real Estate Nick Terry looks at the reasons why some choose to invest in real estate.

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The future of employee share ownership in Ireland
2018 | 06 Jul 2018

Following Ocorian's attendance at the Irish ProShare Association's (IPSA) Employee Share Ownership Day (ESOD) and Awards evening at the Google Ireland headquarters, Elaine Kennedy stresses the importance of share ownership plans within small and medium size...

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The evolving role of the CFO
2018 | 25 Jun 2018

Amid a restless regulatory environment, Ocorian's Richard Hansford attended the CFO Forum in Lisbon this month to gauge how the role of the CFO is evolving and how outsourcing can ease their increasing burden.

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NYC appointment gives US investors access to and from European and African funds market
2018 | 20 Jun 2018

US private equity and real estate fund managers can now access a full range of specialist European and African fund structures and SPC investment vehicles with the appointment of investment specialist, Nicolas van Heule, as Director of North America operati...

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Trust us, we're the experts
2018 | 15 Jun 2018

This month’s Global ABS 2018 in Barcelona provided the ultimate platform for us to launch our new Corporate Trust offering.

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Wondering what the future of financial services looks like or where disruptive technology fits in?
2018 | 08 Jun 2018

In a recent interview with Propero Partners, Ocorian's MD and Propero's new leader, Alan Booth shared his views on where he thinks our sector is headed.

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JIBS 3rd Annual Real Estate & Real Estate Funds Conference
2018 | 06 Jun 2018

Ocorian's Nick Terry is attending this year's JIBS Real Estate conference.

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How agile is your corporate trustee?
2018 | 31 May 2018

With the launch of Ocorian’s new corporate trust services, Alan Booth - MD of Ocorian UK, reveals why we’ve moved into the area.

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ABAX shortlisted as best local Fund Administrator in Private Equity Africa Awards
2018 | 29 May 2018

ABAX Corporate Services, which officially became part of Ocorian in April this year, has been shortlisted in Private Equity Africa's 7th Annual GP & Advisor Awards in the category of best local 'Fund Administrator'.

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WHAT'S IN A NAME? Selecting and appointing a fund administrator
2018 | 25 May 2018

In selecting a fund administrator, two key factors dominate above all else: reputation and relevant expertise.

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Ocorian launches new Corporate Trust offering with three additional senior-level banking hires
2018 | 22 May 2018

Ocorian has launched its new Corporate Trust offering with the appointment of three experienced professionals from the banking sector: Sally Gilding, Chris Wilson and Sinead McIntosh. The new service complements and extends our existing range of global Corp...

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