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Nathalie Kieffer Chandler

Nathalie Kieffer Chandler

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New document duty laws in Guernsey

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06 December 2017

The Document Duty (Guernsey) Law, 2017 and the Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) (Guernsey) Law, 2017, commenced on 15th November, 2017.

Under the new legislation, not only was the existing regime relating to registered documents replaced, but also a liability was created in respect of unregistered transactions such as the transfer of the share capital of a company which owns Guernsey realty.