John is a legal and compliance professional with over 20 years' extensive experience. He has practised in the BVI for over 10 years as an insolvency, financial services, corporate and trusts lawyer.
He was one of the founding partners of Withers BVI in Tortola specialising in setting up and restructuring hedge funds and alternative investment structures including trust and corporate entities.
He was also a partner at Ernst and Young Law (Lex Caribbean) in the BVI where as a licensed insolvency practitioner took numerous appointments involving offshore investment companies, hedge funds and insurance companies in the BVI and throughout the Caribbean offshore jurisdictions and has been appointed to offshore companies with operations and assets in the UK, USA and Europe.
He was appointed by the Financial Services Commission to act as a provisional liquidator and liquidator on public interests ground to a failed hedge fund, Meridian Income Bond Limited, and acted as Court appointed receiver by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court to secure assets in five companies on application of HMRC.
Before returning to private practise John worked in house with the Bank of NT Butterfield in Bermuda and in the Cayman Islands, where he was responsible for the provision of legal and compliance advice in respect of the groups global activities in treasury capital markets, asset management, investment management, custody, trusts and corporate services, and fund administration functions.
John worked with HSBC Holdings plc in London for 7 years in the global treasury and capital markets arm of HSBC, which included HSBC Asset Management and James Capel Investment Mangers and Stockbrokers.
KRyS Global provides solutions to complex cross-border issues in the areas of Corporate Recovery, Insolvency, Forensic Accounting and Business Advisory Services.
We will approach each matter with objectivity, lateral thinking and creativity to identify practical strategies and resolutions.
We will encourage our teams to be forward-thinking and challenge each member to provide services that exceed our Clients' expectations.
Through vigilance, dedication and thoroughness, we are committed to being the global leader in our industry, delivering results and achieving exceptional value for our Clients.
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