Your fund management, institution or investment organisation needs your complete attention, without the day-to-day distractions. That’s where we can help. From the simple to the complex in regulation, representation, and legal issues, our dedicated team offers precision, integrity and reliability, saving you time, so you can focus on what you do best.
Our funds team sit side-by-side with the funds lawyers from our associated law firm allowing us to provide integrated legal and administrative support to our funds clients. We pride ourselves on being able to offer bespoke services to our clients whether institutional or boutique managers. Our size, collegiate atmosphere and flexible teams allow us to work across departments and offices. We do the work in the location that is most suitable to the client, and are able to provide time zone and language-appropriate service to clients around the world.
Regulated companies and limited partnerships benefit from Harneys’ comprehensive and in-house funds service offering. We provide registered agent and office services as well as authorised representative services. Our directorship services are designed for regulated investment funds domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus and the Cayman Islands.
We support investment managers by providing professional independent directors who are tasked with the oversight of the fund’s activities, promoting compliance with the offering document, applicable laws and regulations, and above all a transparent fair treatment of investors.
Our team can oversee your board meetings from start to finish for companies in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands or Cyprus. We send out board packs in advance of the meeting and can accommodate on-site meetings with video conferencing capabilities. You’ll receive comprehensive on-site support from our qualified team for a truly professional experience at either our BVI, Cayman or Cyprus offices.
We assist companies in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands throughout the solvent liquidation process. Our team can help you create a liquidation plan, provide a liquidator, and help you through the process.
Our authorised representative services are designed for entities regulated under SIBA in the British Virgin Islands. We provide services through Craigmuir Authorised Representative Limited (CARL), which offers the added benefit of providing ongoing reminders and follow-ups for annual filings in addition to our other statutory duties.
We create customised accounting solutions based on your company’s specific requirements. From producing scheduled financial reports and investors’ updates to assessing compliance with accounting standards, we offer a full range of support for businesses, financial institutions, funds, high net worth individuals, and intermediaries in the British Virgin Islands.
Harneys Fiduciary is an established global leader in advising clients on all aspects of offshore compliance. We ease your regulatory burden by providing you with clear legal advice and practical assistance in meeting your obligations. Our full-service regulatory and tax offering is the only one of its kind in the offshore sector. We advise on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing compliance, financial services regulation, sanctions, tax, tax information exchange and other areas of financial services regulatory law.
Our experts across the world assist clients in creating solutions that ensure compliance with legal regimes such as US FATCA and UK FATCA. We partner with clients to navigate applicable FATCA regulations and correctly classify both accounts and investors.
We help clients navigate ongoing changes and updates to compliance legislation regarding Cayman funds. Clients who work with Harneys build robust solutions that strengthen their fund and minimise risk.
Legislation in the British Virgin Islands and in the Cayman Islands requires certain entities that are incorporated or registered in those jurisdictions and which conduct one or more of a set list of relevant activities to comply with local substance requirements known as ‘economic substance’.