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Appleby Legal Action Over ‘Paradise Papers’

Appleby Legal Action Over ‘Paradise Papers’

Law firm Appleby is “taking legal action” against the BBC and the Guardian following their reporting of documents in the “Paradise Papers” matter, according to a reports from the the Guardian and the BBC. The Guardian story said, “In legal correspondence, Appleby has also demanded that the Guardian and the BBC disclose... Read more of this article

MacKrill & Schrum Recognised In Citywealth

MacKrill & Schrum Recognised In Citywealth

Partners Alison MacKrill and Vanessa Schrum from law firm Appleby have been recognised in Citywealth’s 2017 report ‘IFC PowerWomen Top 200’. The annual report profiles 200 of the most powerful women in government, private wealth, education, private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres. The IFC PowerWomen... Read more of this article

BDA & Industry Respond To Paradise Papers

BDA & Industry Respond To Paradise Papers

“Reportage about hacked data from global law firm Appleby has highlighted the substantial lack of media understanding of offshore investment structures and Bermuda’s long-time reputation for tax transparency and cooperation with international authorities,” the Bermuda Business Development Agency said. “Bermuda is committed to the... Read more of this article

ICIJ Report MP Dunkley’s Comments On Appleby

ICIJ Report MP Dunkley’s Comments On Appleby

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists [ICIJ] reported on former Premier Michael Dunkley’s comments saying that Appleby may “not be a viable entity going forward,” posting his comments on their website and in their email newsletter. In reporting on various reactions to the Paradise Papers from around the world, the... Read more of this article

Appleby Responds To ‘Paradise Papers’ Release

Appleby Responds To ‘Paradise Papers’ Release

Appleby — who is the subject of headline news around the world following the release of the ‘Paradise Papers’ — has released a new statement, calling the matter a “patchwork quilt of unrelated allegations with a clear political agenda and movement against offshore.” Paradise Papers Released At approximately 2.00pm... Read more of this article

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

[Updated] Following the Leader of the Opposition’s comments in UK Parliament, Appleby said they “wish to make it clear that our firm was not the subject of a leak but of an illegal computer hack,” and also added that they are a “global organisation” and it “is not factually correct to state that Appleby has its headquarters... Read more of this article

Telegraph Report On “Bermuda Cyber Hack”

Telegraph Report On “Bermuda Cyber Hack”

[Updated] “Some of the world’s richest people were braced for their financial details to be exposed on Tuesday night after a major offshore company admitted that its computer records had been hacked,” the UK’s Telegraph reported in a story headlined “Super-rich fear their financial details will be exposed following Bermuda... Read more of this article

Appleby Wins Restructuring Review Award

Appleby Wins Restructuring Review Award

At the recent Global Restructuring Review’s [GRR] Inaugural Charity Awards Gala in London, it was announced that Appleby came out on top to win the category for ‘small or regional law firm that impressed.’ A spokesperson said, “Appleby had a phenomenal year, having also been shortlisted for an award in the ‘innovation in cross border... Read more of this article

Appleby Bermuda: Trust & Estate Firm Of Year

Appleby Bermuda: Trust & Estate Firm Of Year

Appleby’s Bermuda firm was honoured as the winner in the category of Trust and Estate Planning Law Firm of the Year from Global Law Experts. Global Law Experts [GLE] has conducted its extensive nomination and research process for determining this year’s winners in the 8th Annual GLE Awards. Appleby Bermuda was chosen as the winner based on client... Read more of this article

Appleby Advises Genstar On Transactions

Appleby Advises Genstar On Transactions

Appleby acted as local counsel to Genstar Capital [Genstar] in its entry into definitive agreements to recapitalize independent fund administrator Apex Fund Services [Apex] and simultaneously acquire Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services [Equinoxe]. With the addition of Equinoxe, Apex will increase its suite of middle office solutions and will administer... Read more of this article

Drop In Offshore Company Insolvency Filings

Drop In Offshore Company Insolvency Filings

The total number of petition filings across offshore jurisdictions fell 10% in 2016 when compared to the previous year, reflecting a continued levelling off since the high-point of 2013, according to a report released by law firm Appleby. This was among the findings of the firm’s Snapshot: Review of 2016 Offshore Petition Filings & Court Orders,... Read more of this article

Appleby Partners To Speak At Trusts Forum

Appleby Partners To Speak At Trusts Forum

Appleby Bermuda Partners Keith Robinson and Vanessa Schrum will be speaking at the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2017 in Bermuda on 4-5 May. This premier private client and trusts event features over 65 expert speakers including renowned judges, barristers, leading law firm partners and international experts from across the world. Mr Robinson... Read more of this article

Appleby: Bermuda Records 420 Deals In 2016

Appleby: Bermuda Records 420 Deals In 2016

Bermuda accounted for one-fifth of all offshore deal value in 2016 and was home to two of the 10 largest deals of the year, according to a report released by law firm Appleby. The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby report that provides data and insight on merger and acquisition activity in the major offshore financial centres, focuses on transactions... Read more of this article