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Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q2 2020

Contents: 1 Developments in the Channel Islands 1.1 Mandatory Disclosure Rules 2 Jersey developments 2.1 Deadline for submission of JPF annual compliance return extended 2.2 Outsourcing Notifications to be submitted online 2.3 JFSC consultation on changes to fund fee rates 2.4 JFSC Annual Report 2019 published 2.5 Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey 2.6 […]

Update on Cayman Islands mutual funds law and regulation

Timing for Registration of Previously Exempt Funds The sponsors and operators of Cayman Islands mutual funds which benefited from the “15 investor exemption” under the Mutual Funds Law (as amended) (the “Mutual Funds Law”) should, unless otherwise out of scope, by now be undertaking the process of registering with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”). […]

Limited partners’ extensive right to true and full information

In the recent judgment of In the Matter of Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. The Port Fund LP et al and the earlier judgment of Dorsey Ventures Limited v. XIO GP Limited, the Cayman Islands Grand Court has provided some welcome clarification regarding the extent of a limited partner’s statutory right to information in an exempted limited partnership.


Bar Council launches in Europe

The Bar Council today (3 June) launched a new Brussels office in a bid to expand the representative body’s reach into the European Union. The office will also house the European arms of other legal organisations including the Austrian Bar, German Federal Bar as well as the Law Societies of England and Wales, Scotland and […]


Quinn Emanuel recruits magic circle talent for London launch

US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges has bolstered its new London presence with the hire of a trio of associates. Matthew Bunting joins from Slaughter and May, Lucy Pert from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Audrius Zakarauskas from Holman Fenwick Willan. Managing partner John Quinn said: “With the arrival of this team we […]

Clifford Chance turnover up 11 per cent

Clifford Chance turnover up 11 per cent” />Clifford Chance is the first magic circle firm to announce its financial figures for the 2007-08 year, posting an 11 per cent revenue increase and 13 per cent rise in profit per equity partner (PEP). Over the course of the year the firm turned over £1.33bn, up from […]


Chadbourne & Parke launches in Brazil

Chadbourne & Parke launches in Brazil” />Chadbourne & Parke has confirmed that it is to follow its recent opening in Mexico with an office launch in Brazil, The Lawyer can reveal. The firm said yesterday (Wednesday 4 June) that it was working towards a launch in Sao Paulo later this year. “We are actively engaged […]

Exchange wins Peel Court criminal team

Manchester’s Exchange Chambers has raided Peel Court Chambers for a three-barrister criminal team. The set has snared Mark Rhind, called in 1989, 12-year-call barrister Richard Littler and practitioner Andrew Smith, who has been practising since 1996. Exchange director Tom Handley said the trio will ramp up the 110-barrister set’s serious crime group in a bid […]

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