FOUNDATIONS

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Nedgroup Trust through the Jersey and Guernsey office provides services relating to the incorporation and administration of Jersey foundations.

  • Neither a company nor a trust, a foundation has some similarities to both. 
  • It is an incorporated body that has separate legal personality and can hold assets, transact business and sue or be sued in its own name. 
  • A foundation can be designed for a specific purpose however, in contrast to a trust it need not have beneficiaries and unlike a company does not have shareholders. However, a Jersey foundation cannot acquire or hold Jersey immovable property and cannot engage in commercial trading unless specified in the objects.

We can assist with the provision of the following: 

  • Establishment in conjunction with professional advisors
  • Provision of council members and the qualified member
  • Full administration of the foundation assets in accordance with its purpose
  • Bookkeeping and financial accounting
  • Maintenance of statutory records and discharge of statutory obligations
  • General record keeping 

 

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