In an ever-evolving asset class, we take a look at how a trustee can be beneficial to clients holding digital assets.
In this 6-episode series, Nicky Kendall, Rory Jones, Matthew Gilligan and Phil Radford from the Guernsey office discuss all things digital. They discuss the role of a trustee and how their services can play a role in protecting digital assets, and potential barriers that can have an impact on holders of the vast variety of digital assets out there.
Episode 1: Saffery Trust’s journey into digital assets
In this introductory episode, Matthew, Nicky and Rory talk around the catalyst that set Saffery Trust off into exploring options to hold digital assets.
Episode 2: Types of clients and their investments
Episode 2 takes a look into the different types of clients we see enquiring into structures for their digital assets, alongside what types of assets they are looking to protect
Episode 3: Barriers to entry
Phil, Nicky and Rory discuss barriers that a trustee may come up against when setting up structures for digital assets, they touch on the difficulties around economic substance and IP, and how a responsible trustee should approach it.
Episode 4: Why are digital asset owners in need of trustee services?
In an ever-changing asset class, and increasing transient population, how can a trustee really help protect their clients as well as the digital asset they hold? Episode 4 of the ‘Crypto Catch-up’ series takes a look at why a trustee could be the right answer.
Episode 5: Managing and mitigating risk
It’s well known the digital asset market can be volatile at times, so how can a trustee manage and mitigate the risks associated with the digital asset class, and how could this benefit clients? Phil, Nicky and Rory discuss how they manage risk in this episode.
Episode 6: What are they types of digital assets we can help with?
From the vast options of cryptocurrencies, to NFTs and the meta verse, the different digital assets out there are extensive. Matthew, Nicky and Rory discuss the types of assets Saffery Trust has experience with and how we can help manage and protect them.