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Two new members have joined the graduate programme of Grant Thornton’s audit, tax and advisory practice in the Cayman Islands.
Three Caymanians have successfully completed their articles of clerkship with Maples and Calder, Maples Group's law firm, and were recently admitted as attorneys-at-law.
Offshore law firm Harneys has selected Diana DeMercado as the recipient of the firm’s three-year scholarship to complete her Bachelor of Laws at the Truman Bodden Law School in Grand Cayman.
Offshore law firm Harneys has acted as Cayman Islands’ legal counsel to Banco do Brasil S.A.’s Cayman branch on the issuance of US$750 million Senior Unsecured Notes, due in 2024, under its Euro Medium Term Note programme.
Lishi Fong has joined as a partner in the Banking and Finance team in Harneys’ Singapore office. She will head up the Singapore Transactional practice.
For the third consecutive year, Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm by Hedgeweek, at an awards ceremony held in London on Feb. 14.
Harneys announced the promotions of five partners across the firm’s BVI, Cayman Islands and Hong Kong offices. The new partners are Stuart Cullen, Paula Kay, Paul Madden, Katie Pearson and Daniella Skotnicki.
Harneys and its creative agency, the Living Group, took the “Grand Prix” award at the 2018 Transform Awards Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong and won gold trophies in three categories.
Harneys advised StoneCo as Cayman Islands counsel on its $1.4 billion initial public offering of 58,333,333 class A shares, which included the full exercise of the underwriter’s option to purchase additional shares, as well as the $100 million private placement of 4,166,666 shares to Ant Financial.
This year’s Harneys’ summer internship program saw its largest number of participants. A total of 18 young men and women were placed within the firm’s legal, fiduciary and business support teams, where they observed day-to-day operations and earned practical experience.
Harneys announced last week that Caymanian Jaron Leslie has completed its professional development program and will join the firm as an associate.
Harneys announced five new partners and two new directors in the Cayman Islands, Cyprus and Hong Kong offices. The new partners are Jonathan Bernstein, Christopher Hall, Bronwyn King, Marc Parrott and Theodoros Zafiropoulos.
Latinvex has named Harneys Partner Nicole Pineda as one of 2018’s top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America.
WISTA Cayman Islands President Dorisley Jackson and board director Robynette Hera attended the annual general meeting and conference of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association in Rotterdam.
Harneys was the winner of Best Offshore Law Firm at the HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards. It was Harneys’ third win from HFM this year.
Harvel Grant was called to the Bar on Aug. 29 after completing his articled clerkship at Solomon Harris. He will work as an attorney at the firm focusing on immigration, companies, including nonprofits, local licensing and other corporate matters.
Maples and Calder partner Morven McMillan has been awarded a nomination in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2017. The list aims to highlight the premier trusts and private client lawyers around the world.
Harneys Cayman is proud to be the first corporate sponsor for the Bodden Town Primary School “Revitalising Our Future” project, the company said in a press release.
The Maples group is sponsoring YMCA Cayman Islands with a donation of CI$50,000 from the Maples Foundation.
Offshore law firm Harneys has won two Deal of the Year awards from China Business Law Journal for its work on the Kaisa Group’s debt restructuring and HengXinLi’s launch of the first global real estate crowdfunding platform in China. Award winners were announced on Jan. 13.
Harneys has announced the promotion of eight lawyers. Oliver Bell, Monica Chu, Ellie Crespi, Claire Goldstein, Vicky Lord, Raymond Ng, Chai Ridgers and Jessica Williams became partners in the firm as of Jan. 1.
Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm and Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service in a double win at the Africa Global Funds Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa.
Law firm Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm at the HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards this week, marking the firm’s third win in 2016 from HFM. In September, Harneys received similar awards in Asia, following an award in Europe in April 2016.
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The ins and outs of the local business community.
An Immigration Department decision to grant new work permits to two Cayman Islands attorneys who quit their jobs last year was legal, a Cayman Islands Grand Court judge has ruled.
Members of the committee that is leading work to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Cultural and Heritage Policy and Plan.
Harneys hires litigation partner in Hong Kong; RE/MAX to sponsor Flowers Sea Swim for five years; Appleby adds investment funds partner and more.
Local IT company Information Technology Solutions (ITS) has donated and installed a new wireless network at First Baptist Christian School.