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Maples and Calder recently assisted aircraft leasing company Avolon Holdings Limited ("Avolon") in connection with its US$10 billion acquisition of the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group Inc.
By Michael Gagie, Matthew Gilbert
The British Virgin Islands continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for corporate vehicles entering into secured finance transactions, and remains a markedly creditor-friendly jurisdiction.
By Donna Ager, Mary O'Neill
Alternative A of the Cape Town Convention now has the force of law in Ireland, following signing of an Order by the Irish Government on 10 May 2017
By John Breslin, David Burke
What are the main trends/significant developments in the lending markets in your jurisdiction? There are two key trends. First, a resurgence in property-based lending by banks and alternative lenders.
By Tina Meigh
The Cayman Islands recently introduced a new, flexible, hybrid entity, the limited liability company (each an "LLC"), that is subject to the Limited Liability Companies Law, 2016 (the "LLC Law").
By Edward Miller, Patrick Quinlan, Mark Roberts
This update summarises recent developments regarding the legal and regulatory rules which impact on Irish public company equity securities issuers, their investors and professional advisers and service providers.
By Mac Imrie, James Eldridge, Gemma Freeman
The Cayman Islands Grand Court has delivered its ruling in Re Shanda Games Limited (FSD 14 of 2016, 25 April 2017, Segal J).
By Peter Stapleton, Barry McGrath, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Eimear O'Dwyer, Ian Conlon, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Deirdre McIlvenna, Emma Conaty, Pádraig Brosnan
Since 2014 the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") has permitted regulated direct lending funds to be established as a special category of qualifying investor alternative investment funds.
By Scott Macdonald, Anthony Philp, Andrew Quinn, Stacey Overholt, Jonathan Caulton, Julia Cornett, Jess Stock
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange ("CSX") implemented the 2017 Revision of the Listing Rules in April 2017.
By Peter Stapleton, Barry McGrath, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Ian Conlon, Emma Conaty, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Eimear O'Dwyer, Deirdre McIlvenna, Pádraig Brosnan, Gerry Brennan
MiFID is the EU framework for the regulation of investment firms carrying out investment services. Ireland is a key European jurisdiction for the provision of investment services – both domestically and as a European hub for EU cross-border services.
By Maples and Calder
On 19 January 2017 the Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") issued a Feedback Statement on CP105 - Consultation on amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations.
By Richard May, Christopher Capewell, Tim Dawson, Tim Frawley, Patrick Head, Martin Livingston, Alasdair Robertson, James Turner, Tahir Jawed, Andrew Quinn, James Gaden, Harjit Kaur, Michael Gagie
The Department for International Tax Cooperation has made certain important announcements with respect to Cayman Islands Financial Institutions complying with their Automatic Exchange of Information obligations.
By Sherice Arman, Dale Crowley, Joe Jackson
Cayman Enterprise City continues to expand the types of businesses that are eligible to be registered within its special economic zone.
By Julian Ashworth, Philip Millward, Tim Dawson, David Sherwin, Richard May, Tahir Jawed, Nicolas Butcher, Lorraine Pao, Derrick Kan, Jack Marriott, Tom Katsaros
Under recently passed legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies ("LLCs") will be required to maintain a beneficial ownership register ...
By Ray Davern, Alex Way
Rapidly changing concepts of the family and advances in reproductive technologies have, in recent years, presented well-publicised and much-discussed problems for legislators worldwide.
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