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The British Virgin Islands (BVI), officially simply "Virgin Islands", are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico.
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act.
Charles Eliot Jauncey, Baron Jauncey of Tullichettle, PC (8 May 1925 – 18 July 2007) was a British judge and advocate.
A deposit account is a savings account, current account or any other type of bank account that allows money to be deposited and withdrawn by the account holder.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
English trust law concerns the creation and protection of asset funds, which are usually held by one party for another's benefit.
A gift, in the law of property, is the voluntary transfer of property from one person (the donor or grantor) to another (the donee or grantee) without full valuable consideration.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The High Commission of India in London is the diplomatic mission of India in the United Kingdom.
The International Business Companies Act, 1984 was a statute of the British Virgin Islands which permitted the incorporation of International Business Companies (IBCs) within the Territory.
James John Clyde, Baron Clyde PC, QC (29 January 1932 – 6 March 2009) was a Scottish judge.
John Stewart Hobhouse, Baron Hobhouse of Woodborough, PC (31 January 1932 – 15 March 2004) was a British judge and law lord.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is the highest court of appeal for certain British territories and Commonwealth countries.
Lex loci celebrationis is a Latin term for a legal principle in English common law, roughly translated as "the law of the land (lex loci) where the marriage was celebrated".
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Milroy v Lord is an English trusts law case that held trusts should not be used to save gifts from being defeated.
Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson PC (called Nick; born 30 March 1930) is a former Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the United Kingdom and former Head of the Privy Council and Vice-Chancellor of the High Court.
The term "offshore company" or "offshore corporation" is used in at least two distinct and different ways.
Peter Julian Millett, Baron Millett, GBS, PC, (born 23 June 1932) is a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and barrister of the United Kingdom.
Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system.
Re Rose is a case in English trusts law and English property law.
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.
The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.
A trust is a three-party fiduciary relationship in which the first party, the trustor or settlor, transfers ("settles") a property (often but not necessarily a sum of money) upon the second party (the trustee) for the benefit of the third party, the beneficiary.
Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, is a synonym for anyone in a position of trust and so can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another.
An unenforceable contract or transaction is one that is valid but one the court will not enforce.
In law, void means of no legal effect.