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Nadine Cachia

JTC granted MFSA registration

JTC has been granted a registration status by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) as a company service provider pursuant to Article 5 of the Company Service Providers Act, 2013. The firm can now provide professional services to third parties

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Q&A: Market harmonisation and cross-jurisdiction selling

To what extent have UCITS and AIFMD created market harmonisation and allowed cross-jurisdiction selling? Answers provided by Christopher Jehan of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association. Question: How widespread is the ability of a fund in one jurisdiction to sell into

Joe Truelove, director of Carey Group’s fund administration business

Offshore stock exchanges – why and how?

Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group explores the uses of offshore stock exchanges, such as the Channel Islands Securities Exchange… The key reasons for listing a company on an offshore stock exchange are in principle the

Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Substance drives up interest in Guernsey

Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why issues of substance are driving up interest among fund managers in the potential upside of relocating to Guernsey. During the last year we have seen increased interest among fund managers in

Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Helping Asian fund managers navigate through Europe

AIFMD has caused Asian fund managers to be more cautious about seeking investment from Europe but Guernsey helps provide a solution, says Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance.  Much focus in Europe in recent years has been on

Nicolaas Faure, executive director, Drake Advisors

Seeing the fruits of the Approved Manager regime

According to the Q3 statistical bulletin published by the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC), the islands’ financial regulator, a total of 27 limited partnerships were recorded in Q2 2014 compared to 16 in Q2 2013. That figure rose in Q3 to

Grant Green, KPMG

BVI fund structuring and corporate governance developments

By James Williams – There’s a general air of optimism among the BVI’s fund practitioners. Although the average hedge fund recorded sub-four per cent, the lowest average return since 2011, there was nevertheless a clear uptick in trading activity, principally

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The LLP – Guernsey’s new structuring tool

Tom Carey & David Crosland of Carey Olsen, explore the introduction of the Limited Liability Partnerships (Guernsey) Law 2013… In response to the increasing demand for limited liability partnership (LLPs) structures in Guernsey the Limited Liability Partnerships (Guernsey) Law, 2013

Chris Humphries, Stuarts Walker Hersant

Cayman Islands funds

By Chris Humphries, Managing Director, Stuarts Walker Hersant, Attorneys-at-Law – The Cayman Islands continues to be the leading offshore jurisdiction for mutual funds and hedge funds. Its position as the premier jurisdiction is as a result of innovative legislation and

Derek Delaney, DMS Offshore Investment Services

Cayman structures compliment AIFMD funds

In 2011, ahead of the introduction of the AIFMD in Europe, an article entitled “A foot in both camps”, was written by Derek Delaney, Managing Director of DMS Offshore Investment Services (Europe) Limited. In it, Delaney (pictured) wrote: “There is


10 October, 2024 – 5:00 pm

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