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Ogier, Matthew Shaxson, St Helier, JERSEY

Matthew Shaxson

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Ogier

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Regulatory, Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Law, Investment Funds.

Position

Matthew has particular experience in acting for bidders or sellers in auction transactions, coordinating multijurisdictional teams and advising on the regulatory challenges that such transactions can present. In addition to specialising in mergers and acquisitions, Matthew also advises on Jersey financial services regulatory and competition law, corporate restructurings, equity and debt fundraisings and general corporate matters. Since moving to Jersey, Matthew has advised on many of the landscape changing transactions in the Jersey fiduciary sector. He has particular experience in acting for bidders or sellers in auction transactions, coordinating multijurisdictional teams and advising on the regulatory challenges that such transactions can present. In addition to specialising in M&A, Matthew also advises on Jersey financial services regulatory and competition law, corporate restructurings, equity and debt fundraisings and general corporate matters.

Career

Qualified at a City firm in 1997; Senior Associate Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP 2004-2006; Managing Associate Mourant Ozannes, 2006-2015; joined  Ogier as Partner 2015.

Education

Midhurst Grammar School (1998); University of Exeter (1991 Computer science and psychology); College of Law (1994); admitted in England and Wales 1997 (not practising).

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    Modernisation of Jersey’s pensions law
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  • Jersey Legislation Overview

    Jersey Legislation Overview
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    Civil Liability for Breaches of the Codes
  • AML Update: Review of 2014 amendments to the substantive offences

    AML Update: Review of 2014 amendments to the substantive offences under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 
  • The New Charities Law - a bright new dawn

    As of Friday 21 November 2014, the new Charities (Jersey) Law 2014 (the " Law ") (or at least certain parts of it) came into effect.  This represents a quantum leap forward for Jersey in the charity field.  The Law has introduced a new test for what is charitable (the " Charity Test "), has introduced the post of a Charity Commissioner and a Charity Tribunal, and in time will introduce standards that those who run charities in the Island will have to abide by.  It is hoped that the Law will enable the Island to flourish as a centre for the administration of charitable and philanthropic structures.
  • New Managed Account Regime for Jersey Hedge Fund Managers

    An exemption which will enable Jersey-regulated fund managers to be appointed in relation to managed accounts has now been introduced.  This will enable hedge fund managers that are already regulated under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law (FS Law) in Jersey to carry out fund services business (FSB) to also service qualifying segregated managed accounts (QSMAs) without the need to seek additional regulation for the conduct of investment business under the FS Law.
  • The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012: Changes to Jersey's security regime

    On 2 January 2014, the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 came into force in respect of Jersey law security over intangible movable property (e.g. shares/securities, bank accounts and custody assets).  The new law replaces the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983 (which was in force for the last three decades) and introduces a number of important changes which modernise Jersey's security regime.
  • Exclusive and Inherent Jurisdictions: to boldly go where no Court has gone before?

    On 26 November 2014, the Privy Council delivered judgment in the long-running case of Crociani & Others v. Crociani & Others [2014] UKPC 40 .  The case is of interest to trustees because it provides conclusive and binding guidance on the treatment of exclusive jurisdiction clauses in trust deeds.  However, it also raises questions as to the fundamental nature of the inherent supervisory jurisdiction of the Royal Court in connection with trust matters, and whether it is in fact broader than previously thought.
  • Accessing EU Institutional investor capital

    Luxembourg is one of the largest global investment fund domiciles, benefiting from the following factors: