Cayman Investment Funds


Expertise > Jurisdictional Expertise > Cayman Islands  > Cayman Investment Funds
Harneys’ highly skilled investment funds team has earned the trust of significant clients across the world while working on complex, ground-breaking transactions. We have built a reputation for delivering top-quality advice in a timely, transparent manner while minimising legal costs in Cayman. 

Overview


Our investment fund lawyers work with managers of offshore hedge funds and private equity funds to help them establish and structure their offshore investment vehicles to best meet their strategies and investors’ requirements. Our client base includes hedge fund managers, leading international law firms, major financial institutions and corporate. We have recently assisted organisations such as UBP, Atlantic Security Bank, BNP Paribas Brazil, Moneda, Opportunity, Deutsche Bank, Banco Bradesco and China River.

Harneys’ size, collegiate atmosphere and flexible teams allow us to work across departments and offices. We do the work in the location that is most suitable to the client, and are able to provide time zone and language-appropriate service to clients around the world. This commitment to each of our clients is reflected in a number of multi-billion dollar investment managers choosing to switch legal advisors to Harneys.


Our investment funds services include:

  • Fund structuring and restructuring
  • Approved manager and administrator formation
  • Manager and administrator transfers of control
  • Regulatory consents and fund investments
  • Advice on regulatory issues including sanctions, Cayman FATCA and AIFMD

Related

Asia Investment Funds

Harneys continues to grow as a leader in the Asian investment funds space, acting as both lead and offshore counsel on a range of fund establishments including hedge and private equity.Read More

Cayman Islands

Our dynamic Cayman law firm has expanded significantly since its launch in 2008 and today consists of nearly 22 lawyers including 11 partners. This team of professionals, many of whom are from top international law firms and finance centres, serves a...Read More

FATCA

Our FATCA practice group provides practical and legal advice on the implications of FATCA and similar forms of automatic exchange of tax information.Read More

Investment Funds

Our Investment Funds practice is characterised by technical excellence, responsiveness and price transparency.Read More

Contacts

Jonathan Culshaw
Jonathan Culshaw

Managing Partner
Hong Kong
Marco Martins
Marco Martins

Managing Partner
Cayman Islands
Lewis Chong
Lewis Chong

Partner
Vancouver
Ian Gobin
Ian Gobin

Partner
Cayman Islands
Matt Taber
Matt Taber

Partner
Cayman Islands
Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

Counsel
London
 Jonathan  Bernstein
Jonathan Bernstein

Senior Associate
Cayman Islands
Jon McLean
Jon McLean

Senior Associate
Cayman Islands
Carolynn Vivian
Carolynn Vivian

Senior Associate
Cayman Islands
Janeen Al-Jadir
Janeen Al-Jadir

Associate
Cayman Islands
Shelley do Vale
Shelley do Vale

Associate
Cayman Islands
Elkie Rose
Elkie Rose

Associate
Cayman Islands
Catharina von Finckenhagen
Catharina von Finckenhagen

Associate
Cayman Islands
Publications

Articles & Updates

Cayman Islands AEOI – reporting deadline extended to 31 August 2017 
Cayman Islands AEOI – notification deadline extended to 31 July 2017 and further updates 
Managing and resolving hedge fund and private equity fund disputes 
Cayman Islands automatic exchange of information – further update for Cayman Islands investment funds 
Cayman’s new beneficial ownership regime to take effect on 1 July 2017 
Will Brexit have an impact on offshore financial services? 

Guides

Introduction to automatic exchange of information for Cayman Islands investment funds 
Limited Liability Companies in the Cayman Islands 
Guide to continuing obligations of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership closed-ended fund 
Guide to Continuing Obligations of a Cayman Islands Registered Mutual Fund 
Guide to Continuing Obligations for Cayman Islands Exempted Companies 
Guide to duties and obligations of a director of a Cayman Islands fund