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By Gayle Bowen, Paul Farrell, Kerill O'Shaughnessy
The Central Bank of Ireland has announced positive changes to the rules applicable to Irish authorised Loan Origination Funds which increase the range of investments a LO Fund may make...
By Andrew Miller
On 24 October 2016, the following two laws were passed as welcome enhancements to the existing leading trust law of the Cayman Islands.
By Eoin O’Connor, Garry Ferguson, Noeleen Ruddy, Jonathan Sheehan, Andrew Traynor, Brendan O'Brien, Shane Martin, Fiona De Lacy
This approach has had the effect of forcing the vast majority of Corporates into an immediate technical breach of the Regulations and now requires Corporates to take prompt action to comply...
By Garry Ferguson
Ireland's Managing Partner, Garry Ferguson, talks to Dublin Finance about the Irish ILS market.
By Kevin Taylor, Nicole Tovey
Following our recent advisory on the Bermuda Supreme Court decision in the matter of Up Energy Development Group Limited Supreme Court (Comm) Bda 2016: No. 183...
By Eoin O’Connor, Garry Ferguson, Gayle Bowen, Paul Farrell, Aaron McGarry, David McGovern, Noeleen Ruddy, Ken Rush, Ailís Garvey, Andrew Traynor
The Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (EU 2015/2365) forms part of the EU initiative on shadow banking and is intended to assist in bringing more transparency to shadow banking activities.
By Eoin O’Connor, Garry Ferguson, Gayle Bowen, Paul Farrell, Noeleen Ruddy, Andrew Traynor, Shane Martin, Claire O'Shaughnessy
It will come as a relief to industry that the European Commission has confirmed there will be a one-year delay to the implementation date of the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products regulations.
By Eoin O’Connor, Brendan O'Brien, Shane Martin
The obligation to report to a central register is unlikely to come into effect until 4MLD is fully transposed which is expected to occur in June 2017.
By Eoin O’Connor, Garry Ferguson, Noeleen Ruddy, Jonathan Sheehan, Andrew Traynor, Shane Martin
Now that the initial surprise has worn off since the outcome of the Brexit referendum (replaced with surprise at the outcome of the US election!)...
By Walkers Global
The potential penalties for non-compliance with the GDPR include fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover for non-compliance.
By Stephen Ozanne
Senior associate Stephen Ozanne talks to Business Brief Digi Hub about blockchain and its potential for fintech.
By Stephen Ozanne
Senior Associates Sophie Reguengo (Jersey) and Stephen Ozanne (Guernsey) recently provided comment to BL Magazine on Funds Regulation.
By Michael Padarin, Lucy Frew
The Bill provides for a new limitation period for exercising the power, which would start when CIMA first becomes aware of the breach.
By Matthew Goucke, Chris Keefe
As explained below, Herald's sole investment turned out to be a substantial investment in the Madoff Ponzi scheme, the collapse of which ultimately led to Herald ending up in official liquidation in the Cayman Islands.
By John O'Driscoll, Paul Goss, Cate Barbour
The United Kingdom government has recently confirmed that non-domiciles who hold residential property via an offshore company will be subject to inheritance tax from 6 April 2017.
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