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Christopher Capewell

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OVERVIEW

Christopher is head of the Maples and Calder Regulatory & Financial Services team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office.  He advises on all aspects of Cayman Islands investment funds with his practice focusing on regulatory matters impacting family offices and a wide variety of open and closed-ended investment 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.

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 ranked as a Leading Individual 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

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Regulatory & Financial Services Advisory

AEOI - FATCA & CRS

Corporate

Funds & Investment Management

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

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