Scott is global head of Maples and Calder's Finance team and is based in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. He has extensive experience in CLOs and other structured finance transactions, including repack programmes, structured funds and fund derivative products. He also advises on fund financing, and is head of the CSX listing group in Cayman. Scott is a lead partner of the FATCA/CRS team, with a specific focus on the structured finance sector.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Regulatory & Compliance
Maples Group Number 1 Listing Agent on Cayman Islands Stock Exchange
Maples Group Assists MJX Asset Management on First New-Issue CLO of 2017
Maples and Calder Recognised for Seven Airfinance Deal of the Year Awards
Maples and Calder Advises on ECAF I Ltd's US$1.21bn ABS
Para Advisors Selects Maples Fund Services as Administrator for Onshore Funds
Scott joined the Maples Group in 2005 and was elected as a partner in 2012. He previously worked for Deutsche Bank in the Cayman Islands, Hogan Lovells LLP and Tite & Lewis (part of Ernst & Young) in London, and for Morton Fraser in Edinburgh. Scott has been listed as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers Global.
2001 - Admitted as a solicitor in Scotland (not practising)
2002 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2005 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
University of Dundee, Scotland, BAcc (Hons), Finance
University of Dundee, Scotland, LLB and Legal Practice Diploma
Scott is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and the Law Society of England and Wales. Additionally, he is a Trustee of the Silver Thatch Pension Plan in the Cayman Islands.
Further Amendments to the Cayman Islands Companies Law, LLC Law and SIBL
The CLOser - September 2020
Crystal-Balling the Markets: US CLO Warehouse Report September 2020
US CLO Warehouses - COVID-19 Health Check
A CLOser Look at Regulatory Developments
Cayman Islands Update: COVID-19 Measures and Beneficial Ownership