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Walkers - Best Offshore Law Firm

Walkers - Best Offshore Law Firm

Walkers is one of the most recognised international law firms and works with some of the hedge fund industry's largest asset managers. In total, the Group has 580 personnel, of which 250 alone are based in the Cayman Islands. "Overall, we've hired 100 people globally this year to bolster our five core practices: investment funds, finance & corporate, insolvency & dispute resolution, wealth structuring, and tax and regulatory advice," says Ingrid Pierce (pictured), Global Managing Partner at Walkers. 

Regulation

The Bahamas is putting the tools in place to become a genuine funds domicile

The Bahamas is putting the tools in place to become a genuine funds domicile

The Bahamas has developed into a jurisdiction capable of responding to the needs of investors – be they wealth managers or single- or multi-family offices – and whilst there is still some way to go to build out its institutional investor base, the tools are in place to support a wide variety of investment requirements.