Regulatory Advice

The offshore market represents a unique and evolving regulatory environment, and one that can be high profile if things go wrong.

That’s why we have a global network of experts on hand to advise clients who want to alleviate the burden of understanding each offshore jurisdiction’s regulatory frameworks and requirements. We have one of the world's largest offshore regulatory and compliance teams, comprised of experts who not only have first hand knowledge of local regulation, but who have in many cases, helped to shape it. In addition, our team are skilled at putting technical regulatory information and decision-making in a commercial context, and clients know that we can assemble the team to deliver an international service, quickly and seamlessly.

Our team covers all key areas of business and financial services regulation. We operate in 10 highly regarded and well-regulated global locations. These include the key international jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, and the Seychelles, as well as the international financial centres of Hong Kong and Shanghai. Our reach means that we can provide tailored advice specific to the needs of a business and its operations. 

Our regulatory disputes practice handles all aspects of this increasingly contentious environment, and our team of highly-experienced experts can assist with regulatory investigations across business sectors and across national borders. We have a global network of first-class advisers on hand as part of our offshore regulatory and compliance team, ready to help clients not only in their interactions with the regulators, but also in dealing with exposure to civil, criminal and administrative sanctions should they arise.

We regularly advise clients including financial institutions, global corporations, professional and public bodies on a wide range of regulatory issues including:

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption
  • Competition Law
  • Data Protection
  • e-gaming
  • Financial services regulation
  • New Business Activities
  • Regulatory Training
  • Risk Management & Compliance
  • Sanctions & Export Controls
  • Telecommunications regulation

We believe that an informed client is an empowered client. As such we deliver regular updates to our clients and industry on proposed or implemented amendments to statutes and regulations and more importantly, how they can impact client business.