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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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BVI firm Forbes Hare secures licence for Singapore launch

10-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

British Virgin Island (BVI)-headquartered Forbes Hare is launching a Singapore office after gaining a licence to practise as a foreign law practice in the city-state.

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FIFA probe: Maples & Calder associate takes over as Cayman FA head from Jeffrey Webb

5-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) has replaced its former president Jeffrey Webb with an associate from Maples and Calder.

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Former Olswang CEO David Stewart resurfaces at Turks & Caicos firm

3-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Former Olswang CEO David Stewart has joined Turks & Caicos firm Griffiths & Partners, The Lawyer can reveal.

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Slaughters and Pinsent Masons dominate stock market and Aim client rankings

1-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Slaughter and May continues to lead corporate client rankings, notching up more stock market clients than magic circle rivals Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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Offshore Analysis

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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?

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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 Briefings

Widespread adoption of data and analytics among businesses, yet many challenged to derive value from the data download subscription

KPMG 3-Jul-2015

A KPMG report highlights a growing gap between how businesses currently use D&A and their ability to apply it to untapped areas of rich opportunity.

Offshore Opinion

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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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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

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