Corporate and Commercial
Banking and Asset Finance
Regulatory and Financial Services
Private Wealth and Trusts
As head of the investment funds team, Chris is a recognised leader in his field with over 20 years’ experience and has registered several hundred mutual funds with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and routinely advises on regulatory and compliance issues involving funds, investment managers and fund administrators.
Chris advises on the strategic restructuring of funds, the delay in redemption payments and other redemption restrictions as well as the use of side pockets or special purpose vehicles for illiquid assets and investor communications and disputes. Chris is an experienced independent director and sits on the board of several registered funds, private equity funds and investment vehicles.
Chris establishes investment managers and fund administrators in the Cayman Islands and advises on their respective regulatory regimes. He has extensive experience in all types of fund structures including master-feeder and fund of fund structures as well as the establishment of complex fund platforms using exempted companies and/or partnerships and the use of segregated portfolio companies. Chris advises on the use of side letters and other class rights related issues.