Legal (Press Releases)

Former asset manager pleads guilty in Australia

The former director of investment manager Astarra Asset Management Pty Limited (AAM) Mr Shawn Richard has pleaded guilty to two charges of dishonest conduct in the course of carrying on a financial services business and admitted a third charge of making false statements in relation to financial products. The charges had been laid following an investigation by ASIC.

Dec 07, 2010

Big Turnout for Appleby Funds Debate

Appleby hosted its first Funds Debate in Guernsey at the Old Government House Hotel on Thursday 7 October. The debate focused on the relative strengths of Jersey, Guernsey and the Cayman Islands as leading domiciles for fund formation.

Oct 07, 2010

Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch - Jersey transfers fund administration services to BFS

Bedell Fund Services has recently completed the transfer of administration in respect of 16 Jersey funds and five members of staff from the Lombard Odier Jersey office.

Sep 22, 2010

Hedge Fund Association Launches European Chapter and Appoints Louise Verrill of Law Firm Brown Rudnick as Regional Director

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, today announced a European expansion with the opening of a new Chapter in London with future Chapters planned for other major European hedge fund cities.

Sep 13, 2010

Corporate Governance And Risk Oversight Attorney Joins Chadbourne & Parke

The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that veteran corporate governance attorney Heidi A. Lawson has joined the firm as a partner. Although resident in London, she will spend significant time in New York to serve and continue building her sizable U.S. client base.

Sep 07, 2010

Funds lawyers at Mourant Ozannes rated as “world leading”

Several lawyers from Mourant Ozannes have been included in the 2010 Guide to the World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers.

Jun 15, 2010

Dechert Opens in Dublin, Establishes Irish Funds Practice

Dechert LLP announced today that it plans to open an office in Dublin, making it one of only a handful of international law firms to establish a presence in Ireland and the first major onshore transatlantic funds practice to do so in Dublin.

Jun 09, 2010

Mourant Ozannes merger creates one of the world’s largest offshore law firms

Mourant and Ozannes, two of the leading offshore law firms, have merged to create Mourant Ozannes.
The merged firm brings together two of the premier legal practices in Jersey and Guernsey to create a firm with unrivalled strength-in-depth and industry knowledge across the Channel Islands. .

Jun 01, 2010


Maples and Calder in Dublin has appointed Peter Stapleton as a partner in its investment funds group.

Apr 23, 2010

Eversheds launches investment funds team in Ireland

International law firm Eversheds has launched its Irish investment funds team in Dublin headed by new partner Stephen Carty.

Apr 22, 2010

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