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Offshore Deals In 2017 Outpace Previous Year

Offshore Deals In 2017 Outpace Previous Year

The number and value of offshore M&A deals rose in 2017, making it one of the busiest years recorded for the region, according to a report  by offshore 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

Appleby Promotes Five In Bermuda Office

Appleby Promotes Five In Bermuda Office

Law firm Appleby has announced nine promotions across its Bermuda, Cayman and Isle of Man offices, with five of the promotions in their Bermuda office. All promotions are effective 1 April 2018, subject to the appropriate immigration approvals. Appleby Group Managing Partner, Michael O’Connell, said: “These appointments reflect our ambitious growth... Read more of this article

No Court Transfer For ‘Paradise Papers’ Case

No Court Transfer For ‘Paradise Papers’ Case

Following an application made by the BBC and supported by the Guardian, the British Court has declined to order a transfer of the Appleby “Paradise Papers” matter to another Court, stating both Courts are “sufficiently experienced and able to address the issues.” Mrs Justice Rose dismissed the application to remove the case from... Read more of this article

45 Student Musicians Visiting Bermuda

45 Student Musicians Visiting Bermuda

A hometown connection helped paved the way for a strings and choir ensemble from Appleby College to visit Bermuda this week, as a group of 45 students and instructors from the Canadian preparatory school arrived today and stay until Sunday, giving performances across the island in what the school describes as a cultural performance trip. Part of the... Read more of this article

Guardian: Appleby Clients Included Banned Bank

Guardian: Appleby Clients Included Banned Bank

Appleby is back in the news again, with the UK’s Guardian reporting the law firm to have provided services to FBME Bank, which is banned from the US financial system due to a number of allegations against it, with Appleby withdrawing from acting as the FBME holding company’s registered agent in 2015. The story said, “Appleby represented... Read more of this article

Appleby Donates To Bermuda STAR Families

Appleby Donates To Bermuda STAR Families

Appleby’s Bermuda office presented Christmas trees, holiday food hampers and gifts to local charity STAR [Supportive Therapy for Aids Persons and their Relatives], which has provided support for almost 30 years to persons with HIV and their families. Appleby participates annually in STAR’s Christmas Donation Drive by supporting six families with... Read more of this article

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