Cayman

Special report: 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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Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014

21-Jul-2014

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

London

Offshore: Get the London look

28-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The City’s halfway-house location and diverse market is drawing new offshore players – including litigators

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Recruitment – offshore’s battle for talent

28-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

Offshore passport

Offshore: Deals and cases Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

28-Apr-2014

A host of billion-dollar plus deals and some chunky litigation have characterised the last six months offshore.

Offshore 2014

The Offshore Top 30, 2014: rankings and analysis

24-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot

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The Offshore Top 30, 2014: The byteback begins

24-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Offshore: Deals and cases Q3 2013

18-Nov-2013

A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy

Jersey

Offshore: Jersey – The ties that bind

18-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role 

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Offshore: Mauritius - Sun, sea and tax

22-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Offshore Briefings

International co-operation in cross-border insolvencies: smoothing the path for foreign liquidators in Hong Kong download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 19-Aug-2014

A decision of the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR should make the task of liquidators of BVI, Cayman and other foreign companies more straightforward in the region.

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London

BLP and Taylor Wessing advise on sale of Heron Plaza

15-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Taylor Wessing have advised on the £97m sale of Heron Plaza by Heron International to Singaporean UOL Group.

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Pinsents reigns over Aim listings as Stephenson Harwood and DLA make gains

4-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Pinsent Masons has continued to dominate legal advice to the Aim market, increasing its yield of clients from 53 to 57.

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Hill Dickinson admits mistake over Christian Candy super-yacht sale

1-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The High Court has ruled that a failure by Hill Dickinson to obtain a guarantee over the condition of a yacht sold by property tycoon Christian Candy did not lead to its client’s losses.

Gibralter

Gibraltar lawyers jailed over £40m client money scam

9-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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Offshore Opinion

Rolf Lindsay

Stay cool and prosper

29-Jul-2013

A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing

Keeping it simple

1-Mar-2010

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).

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