January 28, 2021

Carey Olsen advises Ultraviolet on blockchain research application platform ICO

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Carey Olsen’s corporate team in the Cayman Islands has advised the Ultraviolet Foundation on its token generation event with respect to its innovative research and data exchange blockchain platform, Ultraviolet Protocol (UVP). The platform allows teams and individuals to create independent research applications enabling participants to pose research topics or request data and generate a […]

Cayman Islands: Carey Olsen advises SVP on acquisition of Vita Group

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A cross-jurisdictional Carey Olsen team has advised Strategic Value Partners (SVP) in its acquisition of Vita Group from TPG. The UK-based Vita Group, which had been owned by TPG since 2005, develops, manufactures and markets flexible polyurethane, Talalay latex and flooring products to customers across Europe, the US and China. It operates 37 sites in […]

Game-changing ID Register goes from strength to strength with advice from Carey Olsen

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From Offshore-Bankers One year after launch, the revolutionary Guernsey-based private funds platform, The ID Register (www.theidregister.com), has grown substantially with help from Carey Olsen. The ID Register is a universal investor onboarding platform created in response to the changing regulatory requirements and frustration in the funds industry at the lengthy paper-based processes for customer due […]

Carey Olsen’s finance practice in the Cayman Islands hires new counsel

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Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has expanded its finance practice in the Cayman Islands with the appointment of Dylan Wiltermuth, who has joined the firm as counsel. Wiltermuth is an experienced Cayman Islands lawyer who specialises in all aspects of structured finance and securitisation transactions as well as public and private mergers and acquisitions. His […]

Carey Olsen advises Cara Gold on its admission to AIM

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Carey Olsen has advised Cora Gold, a gold mining company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, on its recent listing on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, a market for smaller, growing companies. Cora Gold, which focuses on exploration and production of gold mine projects, particularly in Africa, raised £3.45 million ($4.5 million) to fund exploration […]

Key senior appointment for Carey Olsen Hong Kong

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Leading offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed Arigen Liang as a counsel in its Hong Kong dispute resolution and insolvency practice as part of the firm’s continued growth in Asia. Ms Liang is fluent in Chinese and English. She joins Carey Olsen from another offshore law firm in Hong Kong having qualified in Singapore, […]

Cayman Islands: Experienced corporate lawyer joins Carey Olsen

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Experienced corporate lawyer joins Carey Olsen The former head of Maples and Calder’s global corporate practice, Henry Harford, has joined Carey Olsen in the Cayman Islands as a consultant. Having read law at Trinity College, Oxford, Mr Harford qualified as a solicitor with Travers Smith Braithwaite in London in 1989. He subsequently joined Maples in […]

Carey Olsen launches its British Virgin Islands litigation practice

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Offshore law firm Carey Olsen continues to expand its global litigation offering with the launch of its British Virgin Islands (BVI) litigation and insolvency practice. The firm established its BVI office in 2013 with an initial focus on international commercial transactions, investment funds and offshore structures. The firm’s new litigation practice will be under the […]

International recognition for Carey Olsen’s funds team in the Cayman Islands

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International offshore law firm Carey Olsen has been awarded Investment Funds Law Firm of the Year in the Cayman Islands in the 2015 Corporate International Legal Awards. Running since 2008, the awards are a result of in-depth independent research scrutinised by a panel in each jurisdiction and winning firms are recognised for demonstrating excellence in […]

Senior promotions at Carey Olsen in the Cayman Islands

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Jan Golaszewski, a dispute resolution and litigation specialist, has been promoted to partner in Carey Olsen’s Cayman Islands office bringing the total number of partners across the firm’s global litigation team to 12. Mr Golaszewski has a broad range of experience in offshore and investment fund litigation with an emphasis on complex multi-jurisdictional commercial, arbitration […]