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9 Nov 2018
In light of the uncertainty Brexit and BEPS will present, the Maples group has conducted a brief survey of its global client base to understand the expected impact of Brexit and BEPS, including the challenges and resulting implications for business operations.
9 Nov 2018
Maples and Calder acted for the applicant creditor in the successful restructuring of Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited, a Cayman Islands note issuing vehicle, in order to inject US$15 million of debtor in possession ("DIP") priority rescue finance. This is one of the first times a scheme has been used to provide DIP rescue finance and may signal the start of a new trend in light of the Noble decision from the English High Court which followed hot on the heels of Schahin.
7 Nov 2018
Sanctions Orders are extended by Statutory Instrument to the British Overseas Territories, including the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, to implement sanctions regimes implemented by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union and the United Kingdom Government.
From 7 November 2018, pursuant to The Sanctions (Overseas Territories) (Amendment of Information Provisions) Order 2018, the reporting obligation in respect of Financial Sanctions Orders shall extend to 'relevant businesses and professions', including auditors, casinos, precious metal and stone dealers, external accountants, independent legal professionals, real estate agents, tax advisors and trust or company service providers.
6 Nov 2018
In this article, partner Nick Harrold discusses why we are seeing increasing interest in alternative investments from Japanese investors.
5 Nov 2018
IFLR1000 has released its 2019 guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms, with Maples and Calder achieving top tier rankings across its jurisdictions.