Richard is a legal specialist in relation to (1) on-shore and off-shore investments (including mutual funds, private equity and asset management), (2) capital markets (including equity and debt stock exchange listings), and (3) FinTech related matters (blockchain license applications, crypto-currency funds and projects, and initial coin offerings).
With over 25 years’ corporate experience, Richard is an international lawyer with experience in many global jurisdictions, and can act as a global co-ordinator for international projects. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, Hong Kong, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands and has extensive Channel Islands experience, as well US experience gained whilst working for a leading off-shore law firm with a focus on US clients.
Richard also focuses on European and Gibraltar laws, and is particularly knowledgeable in respect of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and MiFID.
Richard has extensive capital markets experience, having been involved in the listing of trading companies on the London Stock Exchange, AIM, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Growth Enterprise Market, and of mutual funds on the London Stock Exchange, the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange and the Channel Islands Stock Exchange, as well as acting on listing of shares and debt on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange.
Richard is a member of the Funds Team and the Fintech Group, currently involved in many FinTech related projects, including numerous initial coin offerings, blockchain license applications, establishment of crypto-currency exchanges and the establishment of crypto-currency funds.