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  • BVI approved managers regime weblink

    Briefings | 25 June 2014

    The Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations 2012 provides an attractive ‘regulatory light’ option for qualifying investment managers and advisers.

  • CIMA introduces new director registration and licensing regime weblink

    Briefings | 9 June 2014

    On 4 June 2014, the Cayman Islands government brought into force the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014.

  • Continuing obligations for BVI private and professional funds weblink

    Briefings | 6 June 2014

    BVI law imposes a number of ongoing obligations on BVI regulated funds. The main continuing obligations for BVI private and professional funds are set out in basic detail below.

  • Taking title to real estate in the Cayman Islands weblink

    Briefings | 6 June 2014

    Before purchasing real estate in the Cayman Islands, very careful consideration should be given as to how to take title to the real estate to be purchased.

  • 26-week qualifying period for unfair dismissal to remain weblink

    Briefings | 19 June 2013

    The Employment Forum has recommended that the existing qualifying period for protection against unfair dismissal should remain at 26 weeks.

  • Royal Court authorises a 'pre-packaged' sale pursuant to Article 155 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 weblink

    Briefings | 19 June 2013

    The Royal Court has, for the first time, authorised liquidators to enter into a ‘pre-packaged’ sale under Article 155 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991.

  • In specie distributions — legal update weblink

    Briefings | 7 June 2013

    On 18 February 2013, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal released its judgment in Re FIA Leveraged Fund.

  • Top tips for drafting weblink

    Briefings | 6 June 2013

    Morven McMillan, partner at Mourant Ozannes, offers his top tips for drafting.

  • Litigation funding, champerty and the Code of 1771 weblink

    Briefings | 4 June 2013

    It’s official. Third-party litigation funding will not infringe the laws against champerty and maintenance and will not be contrary to the Code of 1771.

  • The Cayman Islands get ready for AIFMD weblink

    Briefings | 3 June 2013

    This briefing describes how the Cayman Islands have prepared in order to enable Cayman AIFMs and AIFs to continue to market actively to professional investors in the EEA from 22 July 2013.

  • The BVI get ready for AIFMD weblink

    Briefings | 3 June 2013

    This briefing describes how the BVI has prepared in order to enable BVI AIFMs and AIFs to continue to market actively to professional investors in the EEA from 22 July 2013.

  • Jersey gets ready for AIFMD weblink

    Briefings | 3 June 2013

    This briefing describes how Jersey has prepared itself to enable Jersey AIFMs to continue to actively market to professional investors in the EEA beyond 22 July 2013.

  • Guernsey gets ready for AIFMD weblink

    Briefings | 3 June 2013

    This briefing describes how Guernsey has prepared itself to enable Guernsey AIFMs to continue to actively market to professional investors in the EEA beyond 22 July 2013.