December 2, 2023

“Go-to firm” Ogier stays on top in Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Cayman, Guernsey, and Jersey

 Ogier’s Cayman-based Global Senior Partner and tier one practitioner Rachael Reynolds Ogier remains the only firm to achieve a tier-one ranking across Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey in the newly published independent legal directory Chambers High Net Worth Guide. Described as “an extremely talented team across their whole division”, Ogier was recognised for how its expert […]

Ocarina builds presence in Asia with acquisition of Asia-Pacific Accounting & Secretarial Services (A-PASS)

Ocorian, the specialist global provider of services to financial institutions, asset managers, corporate and high net worth individuals, has announced the acquisition of A-Pass in Hong Kong. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval.  Ocorian’s global network of Funds, Capital Markets, Corporate and Private Client specialists deliver tailored entity administration, fiduciary and compliance services. This […]

Quantuma engaged on sixth consecutive crypto related failure as AAX collapses

Quantuma joint provisional liquidators have been appointed over Atom Holdings (“Atom”) and five of its subsidiaries.  Atom, incorporated in Cayman, is a holding company for a group of entities previously involved in operating a cryptocurrency exchange which offered saving, spot and future cryptocurrency trading and exchange services through the Atom Asset Exchange platform, (‘AAX’). According to […]

Cayman Islands Financial Services Institute (FSI) launches first online webinar course on AML Risk Management for the insurance industry

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 2 May, 2023 -The Cayman Islands Financial Services Institute (FSI) has announced the launch of its first online webinar course, which will provide accredited training in AML Risk Management in the Insurance sector, for professionals seeking career development in the Cayman Islands financial services industry. The webinar: ‘AML Risk Management for the […]

Cayman: Maples Group Appoints Litigation Partner Duo as Global Practice Co-Leaders

Caroline Moran & James Eldridge The Maples Group is pleased to announce the appointment of James Eldridge and Caroline Moran as co-heads of its Global Dispute Resolution & Insolvency (“DR&I”) practice. These appointments follow the recent retirement of Aristos Galatopoulos from the firm. James and Caroline bring a wealth of experience and expertise to their […]

IQ-EQ announces Regional CEO, Americas leadership transition 

Leading global investor services group IQ-EQ has today announced the appointment of Matt Okolita as Regional CEO, Americas, effective April 12, 2023. Matt previously held the role of Global Head of Outsourced Business Services and in this capacity has worked closely with his predecessor Mark Fordyce for a number of years.   As part of this […]

New research finds big businesses regret snap decisions and their unintended organizational outcomes

93% of senior decision makers at large organizations have made a short-term or quick decision with cost cutting in mind, with over a third (38%) later regretting it Almost two thirds (60%) confess these decisions were later viewed negatively by the organization A quarter (24%) lost valuable talent that they later realized they needed London: […]

Firm and individual recognition for Ogier’s intellectual property services

Ogier has been ranked as a recommended firm for Pan-Caribbean trade marks for the first time in World Trademark Review’s 2023 rankings. The WTR 1000 identifies the leading professionals and firms that are deemed outstanding at obtaining, protecting, managing, enforcing and monetising trade marks. Ogier’s international service was described in the rankings as having “come […]

Half a dozen promotions across Ogier’s teams in Cayman

Ogier has confirmed six promotions across its legal, corporate and business services teams in the Cayman Islands. Ridhiima Kapoor, part of Ogier’s Cayman Investment Funds and Corporate teams, has been promoted from senior to managing associate. She advises on the establishment, launch and maintenance of investment funds including hedge funds and private equity funds as […]

Cayman: Ogier advises China Shengmu Organic Milk in social responsibility ‘panda bonds’ first

Ogier has acted as Cayman Islands counsel to China Shengmu Organic Milk Limited on its successful issuance of the first tranche of super short-term commercial papers (social bonds) in the principal amount of RMB100 million. The bonds are the first successful issuance of social responsibility bonds as well as the first private enterprise “Panda Bonds” […]