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The Funds Download: Episode four - Luxembourg - an Investment Funds giant
Investment Funds

The Funds Download: Episode four - Luxembourg - an Investment Funds giant

In the fourth episode of our Funds Download podcast series, our host and the Global Head of Funds and Regulatory, Philip Graham, is joined by the Head of our Luxembourg Investment Funds team, Vanessa Molloy, to take a closer look at the reasons why Luxembourg is such a successful investment funds jurisdiction, and the main factors to consider if you are thinking of establishing a Luxembourg structure.
Luxembourg: Practical aspects of using e-signatures in a cross-border EU transaction
Regulatory and Tax

Luxembourg: Practical aspects of using e-signatures in a cross-border EU transaction

It is becoming increasingly evident that the Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on cross-border activity. The EU framework for electronic signatures (e-signatures) and online authentication will play an essential role in facilitating EU cross-border transactions in the future.
The Funds Download: Episode one - A view from the Americas
Investment Funds

The Funds Download: Episode one - A view from the Americas

In our first episode, Global Head of Investment Funds, Philip Graham, and Co-Head of the Cayman Islands practice, Matt Taber, examine Q1 2020 and make projections of the emerging issues as we step into Q2.
Executing documents electronically

Executing documents electronically

As much of the world is working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the issues which comes sharply into focus is how people execute contracts in a stay-at-home world. This note tries to set out the basic “do”s and “don’t”s in relation to using technology for document handling under BVI and Cayman law.
The 6th Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC 6) on cross-border reportable arrangements
Regulatory and Tax

The 6th Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC 6) on cross-border reportable arrangements

EU Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (DAC 6) requires the mandatory reporting, principally by intermediaries but ultimately by taxpayers, of reportable cross border arrangements and the subsequent automatic exchange of information in relation to those arrangements between EU governments. The ostensible policy objective is to identify arrangements that involve aggressive tax planning at an earlier stage than when normal domestic tax reporting occurs.
A practical approach to regulation
Regulatory and Tax

A practical approach to regulation

The swathe of transparency disclosures required by new and upcoming regulation has been putting pressure on private equity firms. This article, originally published by Private Equity Wire, looks at how PE managers can work with pragmatic and knowledgeable law firms to understand exactly how the rules apply to their particular situation and consider whether there is a basis for limiting disclosure about their business and their investors.