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Christopher Capewell

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OVERVIEW

Christopher is head of Maples and Calder's Regulatory & Financial Services team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office.  His practice focuses on regulatory matters impacting asset managers, investment funds (both open and closed-ended), banks, administrators and family offices.  Christopher regularly advises clients on a wide range of regulatory matters including FATCA, CRS, the Securities Investment Business Law, DAC6 / MDR, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, Economic Substance, cross-border conduct of business advice 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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