Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Nephila on its acquisition by Markel Corporation

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Related briefings

Changes to the Cayman Islands’ Trusts Law take effect

By Robert Lindley, Wesley O’Brien Legislative amendments to the Cayman Islands’ Trusts Law which were passed earlier this year have been pronounced to take effect from 14 June 2019. While the reforms do not represent a drastic overhaul of the Trusts Law, they introduce welcome improvements to ensure the Cayman Islands remains a leading offshore jurisdiction for […]

Contingent liabilities: A director’s responsibility?

By Ben Hobden, Roisin Liddy-Murphy In the Cayman Islands, all directors must swear a Declaration of Solvency (DofS) in a voluntary liquidation In a Cayman Islands voluntary liquidation, a DofS is required to be sworn by each person who was a director of the company on the date on which its voluntary winding up was […]

The New Cayman Regulatory Landscape – What Questions Should a Lender Ask?

By Derek Stenson and Michael O’Connor The Cayman Islands continue to be at the forefront of the implementation of global standards for transparency and regulatory oversight in respect of the financial services industry. While the primary responsibility for implementing regulatory requirements concerning Cayman Islands investment fund structures falls to the relevant fund manager, a knock […]

There is a right to privacy – even in the offshore world

By Scott Pearman, Stephanie C. Bernard, Alec R. Anderson, Paul Smith The Supreme Court of Bermuda (Kawaley CJ) handed down a decision revisiting the existing practice of hearing applications to restructure Bermuda law trusts in private when appropriate. In the Matter of the G Trusts [2017] SC (Bda) (15 November 2017) discussed and determined three substantive trust […]

Latest Briefings

Carey Olsen advises on ground-breaking Jersey security enforcement

Carey Olsen has acted in a successful application to the Jersey Royal Court, in which the Court showed its willingness to provide certainty and protection to security trustees who are looking to enforce Jersey security interests. The application was the first of its type in the context of Jersey security enforcement. While there is no […]

Updates to Guernsey’s economic substance legislation

The Guernsey Revenue Service has today announced some amendments to Guernsey’s economic substance legislation. Guernsey’s economic substance legislation is contained in The Income Tax (Substance Requirements) (Implementation) Regulations, 2018, as amended (the Regulations), which took effect in Guernsey on 1 January 2019. Broadly, the Regulations apply to companies that are tax resident in Guernsey and […]

General Counsel Barometer reveals major expansion of legal operations in Europe

The General Counsel Barometer 2019, published with The Lawyer, shows that GCs are expected to play a more strategic role in their organisations, a trend that has increased since it was reported in the General Counsel Barometer 2017. The study explores how the role of a GC has changed to adapt to the evolving complexities […]

From Heathrow to Newport – Legal complexity in consenting major schemes

By Richard Kimblin, Oliver Lawrence The Westminster government’s plans for a new runway at Heathrow have received a green light from the Planning Court.  The Welsh Government’s plans for major improvements to the M4 have been given a red light from, well, the Welsh Government.  We attach a summary of the main issues in each case […]

Legal update: Section 73 applications

By Leanne Buckley-Thomson In this legal update which was first published in RTPI’s Summer Newsletter, Leanne Buckley-Thomson considers section 73 applications exploring recent case law which may help planners to further navigate this tricky area of law. The planning permission is secured, the conditions are in place, now all that’s left is to commence development, […]

Recommended

Holborn Viaduct

Magic circle firm wins Goldman Sachs mandate on HQ sale

Linklaters and DWF have led in the £1.2bn sale of Goldman Sachs’ new City headquarters, in the biggest deal announced for a London office building this year. The magic circle firm’s real estate partners Patrick Plant, Simon Price and corporate real estate partner Tom Watkins led for Goldman Sachs Group, which has sold its new, unfinished European headquarters […]

Hong Kong

The speed read: Slaughters gets techy, Asia gets busy and the super-exam gets costly

News stories about legal education remain very well-read, yet despite this our conversations with lawyers across the City indicate many are still in the dark about the forthcoming changes to how solicitors qualify. Another chance to get up to speed presented itself this week, as the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) announced more details of how […]

warehouse

FTSE 100 property group SEGRO overhauls panel with new addition

SEGRO has expanded its panel of firms from two to three, having become the UK’s largest listed property group in September. The FTSE 100 property developer has added Gowling WLG to its UK real estate roster, while CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang and Eversheds Sutherland have secured their places for another three year term. The […]

Houses

Squires joins seven firms on Taylor Wimpey panel

Squire Patton Boggs has won a role on Taylor Wimpey’s UK legal panel, alongside seven other advisers. It is a first-time role for Squires on the roster after environmental, safety and health partner Dave Gordon won the pitch alongside real estate partner Neil Taylor. It is the only new entrant, with Taylor Wimpey understood to […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here