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English court sets “persuasive precedent” for Jersey on unsettled limitation periods

By Jack Barton

17 May 2017

English court sets “persuasive precedent” for Jersey on unsettled limitation periods Jersey iStock.com/Allard1

An English court has ruled that breaches of a director’s duty under Jersey law carry a limitation period of 10 years: a finding counsel say should provide a “persuasive precedent” for Jersey courts, which have never conclusively settled this question.