The continuing impact of Covid-19 is clearly the big talking point for 2022, with several questions arising: will new variants emerge, what steps will governments take to limit the spread, and what impact will it have on industries? The investment funds industry continues to balance the requirement for returns with an investor base increasingly sharing opinions on governance, diversity, ESG factors and the like, while fintech, SPACs and cryptocurrency funds remain hot topics.

Looking ahead to 2022, from our position as primarily offshore lawyers, we have identified some specific trends on the horizon for the benefit of all our clients – onshore counsel, (re)insurance companies, asset managers, trustees, corporates and individuals.

Key Trends for 2022 - Investment Funds

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