Our investment fund team specialises in all aspects of investment funds law, and acts for a wide range of investors in, and mangers of, funds in various jurisdictions.
With increasing scrutiny of fund managers, and ever-changing and complex regulation imposed on funds, it is essential that those managing or investing in an investment fund receive up-to-date and extensive regulatory advice.
Our dedicated investment fund experts have advised clients on all aspects of UK and international financial services regulations, and have assisted in developing and structuring comprehensive compliance programs.
With considerable experience in regulatory and compliance matters, our tax and securities lawyers can assist in structuring tax-efficient structures that not only comply with the regulatory demands of multiple jurisdictions, but also mitigate your risk.
We have formed a diverse set of investment funds, including:
19th November 2018
One of the biggest dangers when a senior employee leaves an organisation is the ease with which they can spirit away confidential information of importance to the business. Data is a critical asset for many businesses, and along with the sanctions which may be available under the Data Protection Act 2018, there are other weapons that can be deployed to prevent it leaking. One of these is having in place the right terms and conditions of employment. Continue reading »
Those who dishonestly procure goods in the knowledge that they lack the funds to pay for them are guilty of deceit and at risk of being ordered to pay damages. The principle was underlined by a case involving a commodities trading company that went bust leaving a seven-figure bill for a consignment of sunflower oil unpaid. Continue reading »
13th November 2018
There are estimated to be more than 40 million people who are victims of ‘modern slavery’ at any given time. A quarter of them are children, and the number of victims in the UK was estimated to be between 10,000 and 13,000 in 2013, although the National Crime Agency has found this to be only the ‘tip of the iceberg’, with the true figure being substantially higher. Continue reading »
23rd October 2018
If you fail to win a public contract following a flawed tendering exercise, you may be able to challenge the result. However, as a High Court case showed, such proceedings are subject to extremely tight time limits and those who delay seeking legal advice are at risk of stumbling at the first hurdle. Continue reading »
8th June 2018
It is a common misconception that Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) are an unregulated way for companies, in particular early stage companies, to raise finance for their projects. Avoiding the traditional and often ill-desired routes to financing, such as taking on demanding, control obsessed venture capital partners, they are seen as a quicker and less costly option, a mistaken belief that is propagated by the tech corporate finance press’s portrayal of an ICO as a sure fire way to attract investment for your start up. Continue reading »
21st January 2019
Healys LLP is happy to announce that following on from the addition of the Debt Capital Markets team last year, it has received formal confirmation of its first bond listing on the Cyprus Stock Exchange. Continue reading »
15th January 2019
5th November 2018
Healys is proud to announce that, for the third year running, the legal directory Chambers & Partners has ranked Head of Professional Negligence, Robert Johnson, as a “Leader in the Field”. Newly appointed Corporate partner, Karen Lord, has also been recommended. Continue reading »
2nd November 2018
The only London-based professional negligence firm to act exclusively for claimants, Healys’ Professional Negligence team has once again improved upon its ranking and celebrates a 7th consecutive year recognised in the Legal 500 directory. Continue reading »