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Carey Olsen confirmed as leading offshore law firm for LSE-listed client for 15th consecutive year

Carey Olsen confirmed as leading offshore law firm for LSE-listed client for 15th consecutive year

Carey Olsen has been confirmed as the leading offshore law firm for London Stock Exchange (LSE) clients for the 15th year running in the latest edition of the Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide (CARG), which shows the firm now advises 91 LSE clients - 80 more than in 2005 when the guide was first published.

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Guernsey Financial Services Commission licenses The ID Register for Controlled Investment Business

Guernsey Financial Services Commission licenses The ID Register for Controlled Investment Business

The ID Register has been licensed by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to carry on Controlled Investment Business. As a global hub for investor onboarding and registration, regulation supports the ID Register's single-sign-off service for investors, funds and service providers alike. 

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A growing need for customisation

A growing need for customisation

As the hedge fund industry continues to grow and mature, managers are considering options beyond the traditional hedge fund structure. To this end, the managers and their service providers must be flexible and nimble to create custom solutions for the benefit of all parties involved.

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Reflection after the tumult

Reflection after the tumult

By A Paris – In what has been a rollercoaster year from all perspectives, 2020 saw the Cayman Islands being first placed on the European Union blacklist in February, followed by its removal from said list in October, after it made improvements to its tax framework. 

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The world’s leading domicile

The world’s leading domicile

By Jude Scott, Cayman Finance – In August 1864, 900 miles almost due North of the Cayman Islands, US Navy Rear Admiral David Farragut faced a pivotal moment. Leading a squadron charged with attacking Confederate forces in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Farragut’s flotilla encountered tethered mines known then as “torpedoes” which ultimately threatened his mission and his men. Acting decisively to navigate around the threat and pursue his objective, Farragut uttered the phrase that has now passed into military lore: “Damn the torpedoes! Full steam ahead!”