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11 December 2019

Bermuda Economic Substance and Investment Funds Amendment Legislation Tabled

Bermuda has tabled amendment legislation in the House of Assembly in the form of the Economic Substa...

10 December 2019

Walkers Leads Chambers Asia Pacific Lawyer Rankings

Walkers is pleased to announce that it has retained its top tier ranking for 'Offshore' legal servic...

09 December 2019

Happy Holidays 2019

Happy Holidays 2019! We would like to wish our clients and friends a safe and happy holiday sea...

28 November 2019

Bermuda Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act Comes Into Force

The highly anticipated Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2019 (the "ISAC Act") came int...

15 November 2019

Court of Appeal Provides Clarity on the Weight to be Accorded to the Views of Shareholders on the Identity of Liquidators

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands has confirmed that once it has been established that a sol...

04 November 2019

Walkers Grows Hong Kong Finance Practice with New Partner Hire

Walkers is pleased to announce that Nick Davies has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's globa...

23 October 2019

Use of Trusts in Succession Planning in Hong Kong

During the post war period Hong Kong has experienced unprecedented growth as it has developed into a...

23 October 2019

Walking the Tightrope Between Agreements to Arbitrate and Winding Up Proceedings: Differing Approaches in Onshore and Offshore Jurisdictions

In recent years, the courts have sought to strike a balance between upholding contractual agreements...

22 October 2019

Walkers Grows Largest Offshore Regulatory Practice Group

Walkers' group of Regulatory & Risk Advisory experts, the largest dedicated offshore practice of its...

22 October 2019

Onshore restructuring vulnerable to offshore SPV insolvency proceedings

In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to ...