December 12, 2018

Cayman Islands’ Solomon Harris merger with Bedell Cristin completes

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The partners of Solomon Harris successfully completed their merger with globally recognised offshore law firm, Bedell Cristin, on 12 October 2018. First announced in July, the merger enables Solomon Harris to expand its reach into other international markets including the Middle East and the Far East, where Cayman legal structures are particularly popular. It also […]

Offshore deals down 10% in the first half of the year [Cayman Islands #1]

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By: Pedro Goncalves From International Investment Offshore deals down 10% in the first half of the year The Cayman Islands saw more mergers and acquisition transactions than any other offshore jurisdiction in the first half of 2018 as Jersey took the number one spot in terms of total value, according to a report. A total […]

Maples and Calder in Jersey becomes TISE Listing Member

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Maples and Calder in Jersey has been admitted as a Listing Member of The International Stock Exchange (TISE). Last week the firm launched its new legal service offering from Jersey and now Maples Listing Services (CI) Limited has been approved to arrange and sponsor the listing of all types of securities on TISE. Fiona Le […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder hosts two in-house blood drives

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George Town, Grand Cayman | Following the success of the first ever mobile blood drive conducted by the Health Services Authority (HSA) earlier this year, Maples and Calder was pleased to partner with the Cayman Islands Blood Bank to host two in-house mobile blood drives for their employees during the month of August. On 16 […]

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 […]