Overview

Guy is a partner in our Corporate Department. He advises on a wide variety of corporate transactions including, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, group reorganisations, equity capital markets and corporate finance.

Guy also advises on the structuring, formation and regulation of investment funds, fund managers and regulated entities across a wide array of asset classes including cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, real estate and debt.  He regularly assists investment funds and emerging technology companies with their corporate structuring, licencing obligations, fund financing and ongoing regulatory obligations.

Expertise

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2013
  • Solicitor, Ireland (non-practising), 2010
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court, England & Wales (non-practising), 2007

Prior Career History

  • Maples and Calder, British Virgin Islands
  • Penningtons Manches Cooper, London

Recognition and Awards

  • Guy is ranked as a Rising Star by IFLR1000 and Legal 500

Publications and News

News

Client Advisories

  • BVI Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) – New AML Requirements and Legal Framework.
    With effect from 1 December 2022, all BVI entities that fall within the definition of a virtual asset service provider (a “VASP”), as set out in the recently amended BVI Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (the “AML Regulations”) and Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Codes of Practice (the “Code”), will be required to comply in full with BVI anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing and anti-proliferation finance legislation (together the “BVI AML Laws”).
  • Campbells’ Guide to the 2022 BVI Business Companies Act Amendments.
    The British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) continues to demonstrate its commitment to ensuring that its financial services industry is aligned with international best practices, as set by bodies such as the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes and the Financial Action Task Force. To this end, the BVI Business Companies Act and the BVI Business Companies Regulations were recently amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2022 (the “Amending Act”) and the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 (the “Amending Regulations”).