In addition to his finance practice, Chris advises on debt capital markets transactions and plays an active role in the public equity group, advising BVI companies listing on the North American exchanges as well as bidders and targets in acquisitions. Chris regularly advises a number of key clients around the ongoing requirements of public companies.
Chris' clients include high profile Canadian, Chinese, UK and US financial institutions, investment funds and corporates.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
Maples Group Advises On Largest Tech Acquisition Deal in UAE
Maples and Calder Advises Biohaven Pharmaceutical on US$195m IPO
Maples and Calder Announces New Partners
Maples Group Attends MIPIM 2017
2008 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2012 – Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
New College, University of Oxford, 2004
British Virgin Islands Economic Substance Requirements for Legal Entities
British Virgin Islands Economic Substance Requirements for Legal Entities - Overview
BVI High Court Appoints "Light Touch" RPLs in a First for the Jurisdiction
Expanding Use of Segregated Portfolio Companies in the BVI
BVI Companies: Urgent Action Required to Avoid Potential Strike Off