Alan is managing partner and head of our Corporate Department, where he specialises in the establishment of venture capital funds and related investment vehicles and the structuring and licensing of insurance companies. His practice also includes advising on cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions. Alan was admitted as an attorney in the Cayman Islands in 1999 and joined Campbells in 2009.
Managing Partner, Head of Corporate
"Alan provides excellent service to our organisation and his knowledge regarding insurance legal matters is unparalleled." - Chambers and Partners, 2023
"He is responsive, on-point and professional." - Chambers and Partners, 2022
Alan is best known for his twin specialisms in venture capital and insurance work. Sources regard him as "a very capable attorney" who has "a tremendous understanding of the business side." - Chambers and Partners, 2021
Alan Craig has “solid industry knowledge and always comes through for clients,” and is “responsive and always on point.” – Legal 500
- Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2013
- Attorney at Law Cayman Islands, 1999
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court (England & Wales), 1998 (non-practising)
- Attorney at Law, State of New York, 1995 (non-practising)
- Solicitor in Scotland, 1994 (non-practising)
- Diploma in Legal Practice (DipLP), University of Glasgow, Scotland 1991
- LLB (with honours), University of Glasgow, Scotland 1991
- London office of US investment bank Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette (subsequently acquired by Credit Suisse)
- Cayman Islands – Walkers
- Cayman Islands – Turner & Roulstone (Head of Corporate)
- Recognised as having particular experience in the establishment of venture capital funds and related investment vehicles, and the structuring and licensing of insurance companies.
- Cayman Islands removed from FATF “grey list”.
On 27 October 2023, the Financial Action Task Force announced at its plenary in Paris that the Cayman Islands would be removed from its anti-money laundering “grey list” as the FATF has determined that the Cayman Islands AML regime now meets the international standard.
- The Beneficial Ownership Transparency Bill, 2023.
On 30 August 2023 the Beneficial Ownership Transparency Bill, 2023 was gazetted. The Bill has been the subject of extensive consultation with industry stakeholders, members of the public, government partners, and international entities, particularly to ensure that the existing beneficial ownership regime in the Cayman Islands is aligned with current international standards.
- Cayman Islands and BVI Economic Substance requirements extended to Partnerships.
In line with ongoing commitments given by the Cayman Islands, regulations came into force in the Cayman Islands on 30 June 2021, expanding the categories of entities that are now in scope for the purposes of the Economic Substance regime to all types of partnerships (including general partnerships, exempted limited partnerships and foreign limited partnerships).