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Regulatory

The regulatory environment is increasingly demanding and complex for businesses across all sectors. Our approach is to cut through this complexity and provide businesses with a clear path saving them time, money and resources.

We advise businesses on the full spectrum of regulatory issues relating to Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law. Our core regulatory and compliance expertise lies in advising financial services clients, including banks, corporates, investment managers, family offices, fund administrators and trust companies along with their investors.

Our lawyers have built strong relationships with industry regulators, including the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), the BVI Financial Services Commission (BVIFSC), the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) and the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC), and have a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environments in each jurisdiction. We also work alongside the respective government bodies and trade associations to help shape the regulatory frameworks and policies.

Our regulatory and compliance services include:

  • Anti-money laundering (AML)
  • Cybersecurity, data protection and GDPR
  • Perimeter advice
  • Authorisation and registration
  • Disclosure/restraint orders
  • Investigations and regulatory enforcement action
  • General compliance, including audits and training
  • M&A due diligence support and reporting obligations
  • Mutual legal assistance (MLA)
  • Risk management
  • Anti-corruption and sanctions obligations
  • Tax information exchange requests (TIEA)
  • Taxation and economic substance
  • Remediation programmes
  • AEOI - FATCA and CRS
  • AIFMD
  • Beneficial ownership requirements
  • Licence applications, exemptions, amendments and surrenders
  • Fintech and Regtech regulation

Find a Lawyer

  • Andrew Boyce
  • Bernadette Carey
  • Russell Clark
  • Tim Corfield
  • Mark Dunster
  • Jarrod Farley
  • Peter German
  • William Grace
  • Elaine Gray
  • Christopher Griffin
  • Matthew Grigg
  • Alex Hall Taylor KC
  • Michael Hanson JP
  • Natasha Kapp
  • Elizabeth Killeen
  • Tony Lane
  • Karen Le Cras
  • Kyle Masters
  • Robert Milner
  • Ben Morgan
  • Daniel O'Connor
  • Marcus Pallot
  • Steven Rees Davies
  • Keith Robinson
  • Alexa Saunders
  • Huw Thomas
  • Matthew Watson
  • Jay Webster
  • James Willmott
  • Gavin Woods
  • Tim Wright
  • John Greenfield
  • Graham Hall
  • Henry Harford
  • Michael Frith
  • Matthew Rush
  • Carly Parrott
  • Laila Arstall
  • Charissa Ball
  • Tim Bamford
  • Michelle Falcucci
  • Ashley Fife
  • Stephen Fitzgerald
  • Simon Florance
  • Wendy Garrard
  • Oliver Lindop
  • Katrina Lindsay
  • Oliver MacKay
  • Nienke Malan
  • Andrew Munro
  • Andrea Steel
  • Andrew Tually
  • Sukhvinder Chana
  • James Cooke
  • Rachel de la Haye
  • Jessica Dewsnip
  • Alexandra Fox
  • Stephanie Henderson-Wernbo
  • Bradley Houlston
  • Steven Khan
  • Steven Khong
  • Mike Kushner
  • Jason Mbakwe
  • Cheri Minors
  • Jamie Oldfield
  • David Patterson
  • Tracey Powell
  • Julia Schaefer
  • Mark Slater
  • Holly Barber Collis
  • Mahogany Bean
  • Claire Cooke
  • Matthew Dulaney
  • Rebekah Johnston
  • Erinn O'Brien
  • Kellie Sherwill
  • Marcus Symonds
  • Christopher Tan
  • Wei Xun Toh
  • Nicholas Vasic
  • Dawn Barclay