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Legal 500 M&A Guide 2018 - Mauritius Update
There are three recent developments that will impact the Mauritian offshore commercial market.
29 Nov 2018
Legal 500 M&A Guide 2018 - Guernsey Update
The local M&A market in Guernsey was relatively active throughout 2017, and this has continued now well into 2018. We would characterise the market as, for the most part, a "seller's market" ...
29 Nov 2018
Lending Into Jersey
Institutions not established in Jersey, wishing to lend to customers based in Jersey, should consider the following laws and regulations.
12 Jul 2016
Dormant Bank Accounts
New dormant bank accounts legislation has been proposed as a compulsory scheme to transfer the balances of Jersey dormant bank accounts to a ‘Jersey Reclaim Fund', under the supervision of the Chief Minister's department of the States of Jersey.
11 Jul 2016
Commencement Of The Financial Services Ombudsman (Jersey) Law 2014
The Ombudsman will be the final arbiter in resolving such complaints, with the aim to return the complainant to the position they were in prior to any issue having occurred at the forefront of any investigation.
12 Oct 2015
Cayman AEOI Portal Now Open
Reporting under the UK Regulations will commence in 2016 and under the CRS in 2017.
Cayman Islands
9 Apr 2015
Cayman AEOI Portal Almost Open
The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (TIA) released its User Guide for the Cayman Islands Automatic Exchange of Information Portal (Portal) on 18 March 2015.
Cayman Islands
30 Mar 2015
BVI Regulatory Update - February 2014
Appleby has successfully assisted online forex trader, FIBO Group Ltd, in obtaining an investment business licence from the BVI Financial Services Commission to deal and arrange deals in investments under the Securities and Investment Business Act (SIBA).
British Virgin Islands
28 Feb 2014
Jersey Consultation On Review
At the end of September 2013, the Jersey Financial Services Commission published its consultation paper on proposed changes to the Codes of Practice for Investment Business on what is the penultimate stage of the Commission’s Review of Financial Advice.
30 Jan 2014
The BVI’s Successful Approved Manager Regime Now Expanded To Include Management Of Non-BVI Open-Ended Funds
Following the successful launch in December 2012 of the BVI's "regulation light" regime for investment managers, which was well received and spurred a number of new managers being formed...
9 Jan 2014
Emerging Trends In Offshore Subscription Finance Deals
The fund-raising market continues to be challenging for alternative investment funds.
23 Sep 2013
AIFMD: An Inconvenient Truth
At the time of writing this article, the European Union is battling yet another crisis among one of its members, with the looming bankruptcy of Cyprus threatening to further destabilise the region at a time when it can ill-afford it.
16 Apr 2013
Bermuda´s New Solvency Capital Requirements
Bermuda is shortly to introduce new risk-based capital standards for insurance companies. The purpose of the Bermuda Solvency Capital Requirement ("BSCR") is to allow the Bermuda Monetary Authority ("BMA") to analyse the impact and probability of failures among regulated insurers.
20 Jun 2008
The Future Regulation Of Funds And Functionaries Of Funds (Jersey)
Since 2003, the Jersey Financial Services Commission (the "Commission") has been integrating existing regulatory laws into the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998 as amended (the "Financial Services Law") in order to provide a "one-stop shop" that will be easier to understand and simplify compliance.
3 Apr 2008
The Cost of Failing to Know Your Client
With increasing regulation and tougher penalties, KYC (Know Your Client) has been central to financial services industry compliance standards for many years. However, with several recent high profile cases in the media, once again, this is a hot topic of conversation.
30 May 2007
Cayman Funds Update
The Mutual Funds (Amendment) Law 2006 came into effect on 14 November 2006 and amended certain provisions the Mutual Fund Law (2003 Revision) ("Law"). Set out below is a brief summary of the key amendments
Cayman Islands
24 May 2007
Asset-Freezing Injunctions: Can Dividends To Shareholders Be “Ordinary Course” Payments?
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has recently granted a Mareva Injunction in the case of KTH Capital v. China One et al against a Cayman registered company controlled by Morgan Stanley.
Cayman Islands
8 Jan 2007
Investment Funds in the Cayman Islands , British Virgin Islands and Bermuda
The offshore funds market is growing rapidly and the Cayman Islands ("Cayman"), the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") and Bermuda have become the pre-eminent jurisdictions for the establishment of investment funds.
4 Oct 2005
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