September 19, 2018

Walkers’ promotions highlight growth of global firm

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Grand Cayman, September 2018 Leading international law firm, Walkers, is pleased to announce that 8 attorneys across its global offices have been invited to join the partnership. In addition, 18 associates have been promoted to senior counsel, or local equivalent, highlighting the continued growth of the firm over the past year. In total, there were […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder top ranked in Chambers High Net Worth

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As a continued testament to the strength and market leading expertise of Maples and Calder in the international trusts and private client industry, the firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognised once again within the latest edition of the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide. The firm maintained its Band 1 ranking […]

Cayman Islands-based Ogier Partner named in Global Private Client list

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Cayman-based Ogier partner Rachael Reynolds has been named as one of the top international private client lawyers. She is among six of Ogier’s Trust Advisory Group experts named in the Private Client Global Elite 2018, an independent directory listing 250 leading practitioners in the trusts and private client world. Rachael leads Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution […]

Maples and Calder Welcomes Newly Qualified Caymanian Lawyer to Finance Team

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Maples and Calder is pleased to announce that Alicia Thompson has completed her articles of clerkship with the firm and was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Hon. Justice Williams on 8 June 2018, before an audience of family, friends and colleagues. Ms Thompson attended the Truman Bodden Law School where she […]

Maples and Calder advises first aviation company to enter Cayman Islands’ Maritime & Aviation City

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Maples and Calder’s Cayman Islands-based Asset Finance team recently advised CHC Helicopter with respect to its application to be licensed to operate in Cayman Enterprise City’s (“CEC”) Maritime & Aviation City. The team, led by Partner Wanda Ebanks and Associate Barnabas Finnigan, advised on the Cayman Islands aspects of CHC’s migration from British Colombia to […]

OGIER: Funds specialist Justin Savage promoted to partner in Ogier’s Cayman team

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Funds specialist Justin Savage has been promoted to partner in Ogier’s Cayman Investment Funds team. Justin, who joined Ogier in 2013, advises some of the firm’s largest investment fund clients on the full life-cycle of open-ended and closed-ended investment funds and private equity structures. He has also played a leading role in the firm’s cross-jurisdiction […]

OGIER: Cayman-based finance lawyer Mark Santangeli promoted to partner

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Ogier has announced the promotion of Cayman-based finance lawyer, Mark Santangeli, to partner. Named as a leading lawyer by IFLR for successive years, one of his clients describes him as “operating like a top-notch New York lawyer”. Ogier’s global head of banking and finance, Angus Davison, said: “Mark has a formidable reputation in the Cayman […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder wins two awards at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

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1Maples and Calder has been recognised for their recent Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice to Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries on the successful restructuring of US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. The complex and cutting edge restructuring, which is the largest ever Cayman Islands cross border debt restructuring, secured the firm “Restructuring […]

Channel Islands law firms putting Caribbean rivals in the shade

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From Global Legal Post A survey by The Lawyer of top thirty offshore law firms shows Channel Island firms taking more of the top spots. For the first time since compiling data, The Lawyer’s Offshore Top 30 legal firms has more Channel Islands-headquartered firms in the top five than Caribbean firms. The change has taken […]

The real beginning of the end for tax havens has begun

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By Richard Murphy From iNews The Essential Daily Briefing As the government agrees to calls for new measures aimed at increasing transparency in tax havens, tax justice campaigner Richard Murphy hails a momentous victory. Fifteen years ago John Christensen and I became the first full time anti-tax haven campaigners in the world. We had almost […]