We have knowledge of different forms of investment funds and the regulatory issues which affect them. We advise in relation to ‘open-ended’ and ‘closed-ended’ funds which may be set up as corporations, limited partnerships or unit trusts.
We can help you with establishing investment funds, whether it be drafting all the relevant documentation, finding organisations to run such structures or advising on suitable jurisdictions or countries from which to operate them. We also advise on reorganising such structures and also in relation to disputes relating to them.
We act for people and organisations which operate investment funds, as well as for individuals and businesses that are invested in them and also on behalf of other professionals who advise such people but do not have specific expertise in this area.
Often these investment funds are established in small specialist financial centres. Examples being Jersey, Guernsey, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, New Zealand.
We pride ourselves on being able to consider the interaction of the laws of different countries as they affect such structures.