This practice area constitutes a niche which addresses the legal needs of the somewhat recent, developing and ever changing industry of provision of financial services. The members of our firm have the relevant specialised skills and knowledge required to provide legal services, on regulatory, corporate or commercial matters to investment firm, alternative investment funds, EU and offshore, fund managers, investor , intermediaries and other professionals operating in this industry.
This practice area customarily entails advice and assistance on the following indicative matters:
- Establishing and promoting the establishment and licensing of investment firms, alternative investment funds and alternative investment fund managers;
- Compliance on all regulatory issues in connection with the provision of financial services activities such as licensing, reporting, passporting, marketing and all other issues.
- Drafting of bespoke and suitable memorandum and articles of association, information memorandums, prospectuses and other offering documents;
- Drafting of industry specific agreements such as subscription agreements, portfolio management agreements, fund administration agreements, client agreements, IB agreements, liquidity provider agreements etc.