The ILS market has become an increasingly important feature in the risk transfer landscape in recent years, and is growing increasingly diverse, encompassing not....
British Virgin Islands
O'Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020.
As governments and economies respond to the macroeconomic impact of the latest global pandemic COVID-19, so too companies and individuals must respond to the microeconomic impact, ...
Walkers is pleased to announce that it has acted as offshore counsel to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd on three separate significant financing transactions, equating to $2 billion, which were completed during May.
Campbells acted as Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands legal counsel to Akeso, Inc. in connection with its approximately HK$2.58 billion (US$333 million)...
On 23 March 2020, the Federal Reserve announced it is re-establishing the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility.
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
The ability of a Cyprus company to issue redeemable shares is determined in its Articles of Association that constitutes the instrument that sets out the regulations with regards to the operation of the Company.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
After the application of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU ("AIFMD"), Cyprus has uniquely managed to combine the benefits of the sound EU
There have been a number of changes to the offshore funds landscape in recent months. Walkers' global team sets out below a high level summary of the current position...
Arendt & Medernach
On 3 April 2020, ESMA finally issued its long-awaited guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs (the "Guidelines"). If adopted by the CSSF, certain provisions in the...
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On February 14, 2020, the Hong Kong High Court handed down a judgment (Cheung Ka Ho Cyril and others v Securities and Futures Commission (HCAL 2132-4, 2136-7/2018, unreported) dismissing...
For a long time, the growth of the private equity industry in Hong Kong has been hampered by its outdated Limited Partnership Ordinance (Cap. 37) (LPO), which is ill-suited to accommodate the...
Structured finance is a financial instrument whereby an asset, such as a bond, or a pool of assets, such as residential mortgages, credit card repayments
In light of the potential disruption to the operations of intermediaries as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has announced via a circular
A number of weeks ago the Central Bank of Ireland (the CBI) published a revised guidance note (the Revised Guidance Note) which clarifies registration requirements for financial vehicle corporations (FVCs)....
NAGELE Attorneys at Law LLC
The new EU Prospectus Regulation ("Prospectus Regulation") came into full force on 21st July 2019 and provides, among other things, a simplified access to the capital market
NAGELE Attorneys at Law LLC
Die neue EU-Prospekt-Verordnung („Prospekt-VO") ist mit 21.07.2019 vollständig in Kraft getreten und ermöglicht unter anderem einen vereinfachten Zugang zum Kapitalmarkt
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
In its Communiqué of 23 March 2020 on the subject of regulatory reporting in the context of the COVID-19 crisis the CSSF asks supervised entities to perform their regulatory reporting when it is due...
The MFSA has published a circular (the "Circular") about the suspension of one of the Listing Authority's policies which, under normal circumstances, requires the Malta Stock Exchange to suspend the trading of financial instruments.
The global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has created a major worldwide economic disruption and companies and corporations are facing unprecedented challenges.