Industry Insight

19 Sep 2018

The CLOser is the Maples group's industry newsletter for the global CLO market. The Maples Global CLO Team provides Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice and CLO issuer / co-issuer and fiduciary services in the Cayman Islands, Delaware, Dublin, London and the Netherlands.

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24 Aug 2018

The Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA") is legislation intended to strengthen data protection and set out best practices for the use of personal information in Bermuda. Initially introduced in December 2016, PIPA is expected to come into full effect before the end of 2018 and draws on legislation from a number of leading jurisdictions to reflect a set of internationally accepted privacy principles and practices. Bermuda’s introduction of PIPA is reflective of today’s increasingly data-driven world and rapidly evolving business and technology landscape, which has made the regulation of personal data and information more complex than ever.

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27 Jul 2018

Maples and Calder and Maples Fiduciary recently assisted leading global alternative investment firm, TPG in respect of the launch of their first marketed Commercial Real Estate CLO.

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25 Jul 2018

MaplesFS has announced its engagement with Oxbridge Re NS, a reinsurance sidecar subsidiary of Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited is a provider of reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers primarily in the Gulf Coast region of the United States and recently reported the successful licensing of Oxbridge Re NS under the jurisdiction of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. MaplesFS had responsibility for facilitating the regulatory license application for a Cayman Islands regulated Class C insurance company and will act as note registrar for the company moving forward.

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10 Jul 2018

Delaware has long been the premier state of formation for a variety of businesses and today, more than one million entities have made it their home. There are many factors that have helped build Delaware’s reputation as a preeminent jurisdiction for entity formation. Its flexible legal and regulatory framework ensures entity laws are continually updated so that legislation remains state-of-the-art, addressing market concerns as they develop. In addition, Delaware boasts a well respected and sophisticated judicial system and responsive and engaged government that strives to remain technologically advanced and customer-service oriented. As a result of this business-friendly environment, Delaware has enjoyed a steady increase in the number and sophistication of investment funds and asset finance vehicles formed under its law.

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