Michael is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder, in the Maples Group's Singapore office and Global Head of the British Virgin Islands legal services team. His experience and areas of practice cover corporate (public and private work), downstream private equity work, banking and structured finance.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
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Update on the British Virgin Islands
Michael joined the Maples Group in 2010. He was previously head of the Hong Kong office of an offshore law firm, having relocated to Asia from the British Virgin Islands in 2006. Prior to this, Michael worked for Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Simmons & Simmons in London. Michael also completed secondments at the London Stock Exchange, and as in-house counsel with Shell International Limited. Michael has been ranked as a leader in his field in Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and Who's Who Legal.
1997 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla)
Law Society Legal Practice Course, 1995
College of Law, Guildford (CPE), UK, 1994
University College of North Wales, UK, (BA Hons), 1993
BVI Regulator Issues Guidance on Regulation of Virtual Assets
British Virgin Islands Economic Substance Requirements 2020 Update
Cayman Islands Update: COVID-19 Measures and Beneficial Ownership
BVI Regulatory Obligations and Filing Deadlines 2020
COVID-19 Cayman Islands Update: Further Financial Services Deadline Extensions
BVI CbCR Reporting System and FATCA / CRS Deadlines Extended