Leading offshore law firm Appleby has partnered with BL Global to co-host this year’s Channel Islands Funds Forum. The event, which takes place on 26th September, is the largest annual funds event in Guernsey and Jersey. During the day, there will be a variety of sessions, comprising of a mixture of panel events and key note speakers.
Topics for the day include; Setting the scene for the Channel Islands funds landscape: what might the future hold post Brexit and beyond: Tech and funds – a futuristic look and where the sector needs to go; and how to internationalise the Channel Islands Funds industry.
As well as co-sponsoring the event, Appleby Partners Andrew Weaver and Andy Harding are participating in panel sessions, with Andrew Weaver hosting the session on Fund Raising and Finance and Andy Harding speaking on the jurisdictional comparison panel.
Speaking on the sponsorship, Andrew Weaver commented: “We are delighted to once again be involved with the Channel Islands Funds Forum, the flagship event for funds in the islands. This sophisticated event brings together some of the best minds across Jersey and Guernsey to discuss the future development of the sector and how ever changing external factors, such as technological development, continuesto change the landscape in which we operate. We are looking forward to another informative and collaborative event”.
Appleby’s Funds and Investment Services team advises clients on a wide range of services in relation to hedge funds, mutual funds, other collective investment schemes and a wide range of financial products. Their team comprises over 50 lawyers working in each of the world’s leading offshore fund domiciles – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey – together with the Isle of Man, Mauritius and the Seychelles.