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Financial Services Regulation

The regulatory financial services function consolidates the firm's knowledge and resources on a wide range of regulatory matters and often handles sensitive matters for our clients.

In the Cayman Islands, members of the group participate in industry and governmental policy development committees, such as the Private Sector Consultative Committee, Financial Services Council, Financial Services Legislative Committee, (AML) Guidance Notes Committee and other regulatory and policy working groups on specific topics, which allows the group to provide the latest advice and foresight on topical matters.

The regulatory financial services function provides assistance to licensees by liaising with the financial services regulators in the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands.  We regularly advise our banking, finance and securities investment clients on matters relating to conduct of business, licensing and regulatory reporting and approvals in relation to restructurings, recapitalisations, mergers and acquisitions. We also assist in relation to internal controls and risk management issues. Our Irish office has developed particular expertise advising on governmental and statutory debt initiatives. 

In this regard, the group is adept at advising on record retention and disclosure obligations (including dealings with the various regulatory, law enforcement and governmental agencies requesting information), as well as anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions advice.

Contacts

BVI

Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
Richard May
work +1 284 852 3027

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Alasdair Robertson
work +1 345 814 5345
Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Mark Matthews
work +1 345 814 5314

Dubai

Maples and Calder Dubai
Tahir Jawed
work +971 4 360 4071

Dublin

Maples and Calder Dublin
Nollaig Murphy
work +353 1 619 2079

Hong Kong

Maples and Calder (Hong Kong) LLP
Mark Western
work +852 3690 7407

London

Maples and Calder London
Jonathan Caulton
work +44 20 7466 1612

Singapore

Maples and Calder (Singapore) LLP
Michael Gagie
work +65 6922 8402

Our strategic global presence and highest quality expertise ensure that our clients receive unmatched service and advice, provided in a commercial and cost-effective way.

Mark Matthews, Partner, Cayman