Jonathan Fisher QC gives evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill

jonathan fisher QC

On Monday 4 March Jonathan Fisher QC gave evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill, which he described as a “welcome development” to address the asymmetrical treatment of domestic and offshore entities. He raised the difficulty of capturing trusts and their foreign equivalents within the draft provisions. Specifically, in respect of discretionary trusts, he noted that not all the beneficiaries are always identified.

This evidence can be viewed below or online here.