Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Jun 1 2011 | 9:44am ET
Coporate and commercial law specialist Smeets Law has opened an office in the Cayman Islands.
Smeets, which specializes in advising investment managers, family offices and service providers, has tapped Kipling Douglas, a former Grand Court Judge of the Cayman Islands, to lead the firm. Janet Francis will be a partner in the firm’s investment funds, corporate and commercial group.
Smeets Law (Cayman) is a member of the GCA Smeets Law Network of independent law firms established in key jurisdictions in the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe. Following the launches in Cayman and Uruguay, another member firm will shortly commence operations in Asia. The Asian firm will focus on providing advice on Cayman and Luxembourg structures.
GCA Smeets Law Network founder Gerard Smeets said: “Cayman has been chosen as the Network’s Caribbean base because we have confidence in these Islands. Our confidence has been bolstered by continuing strong demand for client focused Cayman legal services from the alternative investment industry worldwide. Here we can provide and service a dependable product in a stable environment.”
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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