This article by Pavlos Aristodemou, Nancy Erotocritou and Russell Willings explains derivatives transactions in the context of the evolving Cyprus banking situation.
This article by Wendy Lee, published in the 6th Edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, focuses on M&A activity in the Cayman Islands.
Leonard A. Birmingham and Simon Hudd co-authored this article about M&A activity in the British Virgin Islands. It was published in the 6th Edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review.
This article explores the tools available to members of BVI and Cayman companies in order to protect their investments, which Hong Kong lawyers and their clients should be aware of. It first appeared in the Hong Kong Lawyer, April 2013 edition.
Cayman is adapting to change so as to remain the jurisdiction of choice for the alternative investment industry (reprinted with permission from HFM Week)
Cyprus has been in the spotlight recently due to its 'bail-in' deal with the EU. In this article senior banking partner Pavlos Aristodemou considers the likely long-term impacts on international business in Cyprus.
Banking secrecy has been under scrutiny during the past few years, with Swiss and Luxembourg banks under pressure to relax banking secrecy rules. In Cyprus, the Banking Law (66(I)/97, as amended) contains several provisions concerning banking secrecy...
As a new ‘regulation light’ fund manager regime is launched in the British Virgin Islands, eligible fund managers can now count on a simpler
application process. This article by Philip Graham first appeared in HFM Week.
One year following the establishment of the firm's Africa group, Africa Practice Head Patrick Colegrave reflects on the state of the market, recent transacations, and what Harneys is able to offer clients in, or doing business in, the region.
Rights issues are utilised by many companies as a means of raising finance and capital.