Expanding Our Reach

Leading international law firm Walkers and AO Hall LLP, a specialist Guernsey-based provider of legal services, announced today that AO Hall will join the Walkers Group.

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Who's Who Legal Awards 2016

Walkers BVI and Walkers Cayman Islands office were each named "Leading Law Firm" at the prestigious Who's Who Country and State 2016 Awards at The University Club in New York earlier this week.

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Walkers Wins IFLR Asia Award

Walkers was awarded 'Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2016' at the IFLR Asia Awards. This award honours the work of both Hong Kong and Singapore.

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Dubai Award

Walkers (Dubai) has been awarded Best Offshore Law Firm 2016 at the MENA Fund Manager Fund Awards.

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Finance Dublin Deals of the Year

Walkers was nominated in a number of categories at the 2016 Finance Dublin Deals of the Year awards and was ultimately awarded two deals of the year.

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Brexit - Implications for the financial services industry in Ireland

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom took the unprecedented decision to leave the European Union. It is a matter of regret for most Irish businesses that this decision has been made and like most professional services firms, we at Walkers had hoped for a different outcome to the Brexit referendum.

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09/06/16
Bermuda Alternative Investment Funds 2016
Partner Jonathan Betts has teamed up with Global Legal Group to provide a detailed legal guide on the Bermuda alternative investment fund industry. Discussing the regulatory framework, fund structures, marketing, investments, disclosures, taxation and ...
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06/06/16
Walkers acts in BVI Scheme of Arrangement in a Cross Border Restructuring
Walkers have successfully acted for a company in obtaining an Order sanctioning a statutory Scheme of Arrangement (a "Scheme") to restructure debt issued in the international capital markets by a BVI company with operating subsidiaries predominantly in the ...
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30/05/16
Hidden Assets: Using Equitable Receivers To Secure Recovery
A common structure used by businesses operating in Dubai, Hong Kong, London or Singapore is to incorporate layers of intermediary companies in the home country, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands and list the offshore ultimate parent entity on ...
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26/05/16
BVI Commercial Court Confirms Pro-Assistance Approach
Walkers acted for the successful applicant, a Trustee in Bankruptcy appointed in the Tokyo Bankruptcy Court. The Trustee sought recognition of his appointment and orders enabling him to take possession of property within the jurisdiction, shares in a BVI ...
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18/05/16
Direct Lending Funds Back in Focus as an Alternative Source of Finance for SMEs

Associate Kerill O'Shaughnessy discusses direct lending funds in Ireland and how they can offer alternative finance for SMEs. This article first appeared in HedgeWeek.

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11/05/16
Berkeley Applegate | Walkers successfully defends liquidators' entitlement to relief

A recent decision of the Grand Court will provide welcome certainty to Cayman Islands liquidators appointed over trust companies or companies that hold trust assets because it has confirmed, in the face of ardent ...

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26/04/16
The Next Frontier - Fund Products for New Managers | 10 and 12 May 2016
Walkers and OIL, a leader in international incorporations and corporate services, are organising a seminar to provide clients with an overview of the state of the fund industry in Asia and focus on the key options available for managers to structure fund ...
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26/04/16
Sea of Change: Charting India's Offshore Opportunities
Singapore managing partner John Rogers has recently been discussing offshore opportunities in the India Business Law Journal February 2016 Volume 9 Issue 7.   Discussing the jurisdictions of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Ireland, ...
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