Chris Capewell

Global Head of Regulatory and Financial Services team, Maples Group

Christopher is global head of Maples and Calder's Regulatory & Financial Services practice and is based in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office.  His practice focuses on regulatory matters impacting asset managers, investment funds (both open and closed-ended), banks, administrators, family offices and high net worth individuals.  Christopher regularly advises clients on a wide range of regulatory matters including FATCA, CRS, the Securities Investment Business Law, DAC6 / MDR, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, Economic Substance, cross-border conduct of business advice and the OECD Country-by-Country Reporting regime.

Christopher joined the Maples Group in 2007 and was elected as a partner in the Funds and Investment Management team in 2013.  In 2019, Christopher was appointed as head of Maples and Calder's Cayman Islands Regulatory & Financial Services Group at the Maples Group.  He previously worked as a tax lawyer for Clifford Chance in London and prior to that for Clayton Utz and Arthur Andersen in Australia.  Christopher has been ranked in Chambers & Partners in the Spotlight Table and described as having a 'strong track record advising on compliance with various regulatory frameworks'. He has also been ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500.