Announcements Maples Group Expands Leading Regulatory Expertise

26 Sep 2019

In response to the increased volume of local and global regulatory laws, Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to announce the recent expansion of its global Regulatory group currently comprised of 18 lawyers in five locations, including the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

With immediate effect, Chris Capewell has been appointed as Head of the Cayman Islands Regulatory group and will oversee the practice group's operation and business development strategy.  Chris brings a wealth of tax knowledge to the practice group with several years as a tax lawyer at leading international onshore law firms, including Clifford Chance (London) and Clayton Utz (Sydney).  In addition, Chris has more than 12 years of transactional experience as an investment funds and corporate lawyer advising many of the world's leading financial institutions.  Chris is currently regarded as one of the jurisdiction's leading advisors on FATCA, the OECD Common Reporting Standard and the OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative.  Chris is based in the Cayman Islands and was elected as a partner in 2013.

Of Counsel, Dave Sherwin, will also transition to the Regulatory group, with immediate effect, working closely with Chris and other members of the Group, including partners, Tim Dawson and Hugo Lodge, and consultant, Martin Livingston.  Dave has extensive transactional experience having worked as an investment funds lawyer for several years.  Dave also has a strong relationship with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and various industry associations frequently consulting on jurisdictional legislative and policy changes.

Additionally, Martin Byers will be joining the Group in October as a dedicated regulatory lawyer, supporting its BVI law practice.  Martin previously worked at the UK Financial Conduct Authority, Sidley Austin and Goldman Sachs.

"In response to the demands of a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape, we are delighted to be able to better assist clients with continued growth of our specialist Regulatory group," said Alasdair Robertson, Global Managing Partner of the Group's law firm.  "We are pleased that Chris and Dave have agreed to take on their respective roles.  The restructuring of our Regulatory group offers our clients an even higher quality of service as we aim to bridge the gap between pure regulatory advice and transactional advice, which we see as being complimentary rather than standalone specialist areas."

In January 2019, Maples and Calder and MaplesFS consolidated their offerings under a single brand, now called the Maples Group, bringing together their internationally recognised offerings to address demand from clients for a complete and seamless service to the industry.

CONTACTS

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Christopher Capewell

Partner

+1 345 814 5666

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David Sherwin

Of Counsel

+1 345 814 5440

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Tim Dawson

Partner

+1 345 814 5525

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Hugo Lodge

Partner

+1 345 814 5388

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Martin Livingston

Consultant

+1 345 814 5471

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Alasdair Robertson

Global Managing Partner

+1 345 814 5345

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