The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance
The City’s halfway-house location and diverse market is drawing new offshore players – including litigators
A dearth of experienced candidates has opened offshore firms’ eyes to the talent existing beyond the magic circle. But recruits must be ready for a culture shock
A host of billion-dollar plus deals and some chunky litigation have characterised the last six months offshore.
Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot
After the activity lull last year, offshore firms have regrouped and come out fighting with state-of-the-art technology that takes client service to a new level
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy
Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role
The current commercial interest in Africa is having a knock-on effect in Mauritius as it becomes one of the world’s growing offshore jurisdictions
Video: technology’s impact on business sectors subscription
In this video interview, partner Todd Daubert discusses the specific impact of technological advancement on four key sectors.
Three brothers who ran one of Gibraltar’s largest law firms were jailed last week for fraud, four years after their firm, Marrache & Co, was put into liquidation.
Slaughter and May continues to advise more stock market clients than any other firm, with 119 currently on its books.
Speechly Bircham’s head of intellectual property (IP) Alexander Carter-Silk has quit for Brown Rudnick, while its corporate recovery chief Christopher Harlowe has resigned for offshore firm Mourant Ozannes.
Appleby has become the first offshore firm to obtain a licence from China’s Ministry of Justice that allows it to offer offshore legal services in the country.
A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing
In this year’s offshore survey The Lawyer excluded firms’ fiduciary lawyers and partners to get a better reflection of what’s happening with the legal side of their businesses (see story).