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Ogier

44 THE ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE4 9WG, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 514000
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Fax 01534 514444
Email:
Web:
www.ogier.com
Grand Cayman, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai, St Helier and 3 more

Raulin Amy

Tel:
Work 01534 514239
Email:
Web:
www.ogier.com/people/raulin-amy
Ogier

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Natural Resources, Restructuring and Insolvency and Private Equity.

Position

Raulin Amy is practice partner in Jersey, an English solicitor and an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey. Raulin is involved in a wide range of local and international corporate M&A, capital markets, joint venture, restructuring and commercial transactions as well as advising on private equity and other related matters. He has a particular interest in the natural resources sector although his clients range from banks, airlines, mining companies and infrastructure funds right through to local trust companies and utilities in Jersey. Raulin is also a director of Ogier Corporate Finance Limited, which acts as sponsor to issuers listing securities on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange.

Career

Legal assistant Holman Webb, Sydney, Australia 1997-98; trained Barlow Robbins; joined Ogier, Jersey 2000; partner at Ogier, Jersey 2007.

Member

Jersey Law Society; Law Society of England and Wales; Notaries Society, Jersey.

Education

Victoria College, Jersey (1993); University of Birmingham (1996 LLB Hons); University of De Montfort, at Birmingham (1997 LPC). Admitted in England & Wales in 2000 (non-practising); and in Jersey in 2003.


Jersey

Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Raulin Amy - Ogier

Within: Capital markets

Ogier handles work for a range of issuers in the space, often acting through well-known referrers. Raulin Amy handles work for leading corporates on their Eurobond issuances. Simon Felton  has a track record of work for issuers worldwide; Bruce MacNeil also handles high-yield listings on TISE, and his practice includes some sukuk structures.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Leading individuals

Raulin Amy - Ogier

Within: Corporate and commercial

At Ogier, 'effective, energetic and intelligent' practice head Simon Dinning and Jersey office head Raulin Amy handle the Jersey elements of agenda-setting M&A deals and restructurings. Richard Daggett's transactions include private equity deals and deals concerning iconic real estate. Matthew Shaxson has expertise in financial services industry deals. Clients recommend 'knowledgeable and responsive' managing associate Alexander Curry. The firm has BVI law capability in Jersey, with Simon Schilder, the firm's head of BVI law in Europe, based in St. Helier; Dinning is also BVI qualified.

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    The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of amendment laws to strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime. The laws, published on 8 August 2019, are intended to help address certain recommended actions in Cayman's legislative framework identified by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force in its evaluation report published in March 2019.
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  • Enhanced Information for Cayman Entities

    The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of amendment laws to strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime. The laws, published on 8 August 2019, are intended to help address certain recommended actions in Cayman's legislative framework identified by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force in its evaluation report published in March 2019.
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