Christopher

Capewell

Partner

Legal Services Regulatory & Compliance

Cayman Islands 

T :  +1 345 814 5666

M :  +1 345 525 5611

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Expertise

Christopher is head of the Maples and Calder's Regulatory & Financial Services team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office.  He advises on all aspects of Cayman Islands investment funds and his practice focuses on regulatory matters impacting a wide variety of offshore vehicles, including partnerships, unit trusts, LLCs and companies.  Christopher has extensive knowledge of FATCA, the OECD Common Reporting Standard, the Securities Investment Business Law, DAC6/MDR, Economic Substance and the OECD Country-by-Country Reporting regime (CbCR).

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Corporate

Funds & Investment Management

Regulatory & Financial Services Advisory

Background

Christopher joined the Maples Group in 2007 and was elected as a partner in the Funds and Investment Management team in 2013.  In 2019, Christopher was appointed as head of Maples and Calder's Cayman Islands Regulatory & Financial Services Group at the Maples Group.  He previously worked for Clifford Chance in London and prior to that, for Clayton Utz and Arthur Andersen in Australia.  Christopher has been recommended in Legal 500. 

BAR ADMISSIONS

2002 - Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (not practising)

2007 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

EDUCATION

Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Bachelor of Laws

University of Sydney, Australia, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

University of Sydney, Australia, Master of Laws

Professional Activities

Member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.

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