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The Offshore Top 30 2015: The rankings

23-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.

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The Offshore Top 30: A healthy wave of optimism

23-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Offshore firms are thriving despite sustained media and political attacks on their domiciles’ reputation. Meanwhile, Asia’s significance is rising.

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Marrache: A hard time on the Rock

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?


Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014


The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance


Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 

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The BVI restricted purposes company – an overview download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 7-Jul-2015

A vehicle designed for securitisations and other transactions where an insolvency-remote vehicle is required. 

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Bridgepoint in talks to buy Appleby's fiduciary business

7-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Private equity giant Bridgepoint is in talks to acquire the fiduciary business of offshore firm Appleby, it has emerged.

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Walkers picks up Mourant partner Burch in continued expansion drive

7-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Walkers has turned to rival offshore firm Mourant Ozannes for the hire of finance and corporate partner James Burch in the Cayman Islands.

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Harneys picks up funds team from Appleby Cayman

26-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Offshore firm Harneys has hired a three-strong funds team from rival Appleby in the Cayman Islands, including former funds head Ian Gobin.

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Law firm of the year: Osborne Clarke takes top accolade at The Lawyer Awards

24-Jun-2015 | By Katy Dowell

Osborne Clarke scooped the top prize at The Lawyer Awards last night after it secured the Law Firm of the Year award.

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Rock opera set up for dramatic finale

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.

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