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Guernsey Firm Awarded For Blockchain Fund Sector First

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
29 June, 2017

Carey Olson, the leading offshore law firm, has been named "Offshore Law Firm of the Year" for advising on the first commercial deployment of blockchain technology in the administration of investment funds.

The award, presented at the recent 2017 Lawyer Awards, also recognized the firm's role advising on the establishment of the world's largest-ever technology investment fund, as well as for its role in developing the Guernsey Private Investment Fund vehicle

Carey Olson advised on the first three Private Investment Fund's launched in Guernsey, and has helped establish nine funds on the island since the beginning of 2016.

Carey Olson Managing Partner, Alex Ohlsson, welcomed the award, which he said followed a strong year for the firm, with the opening of its Hong Kong office in November 2016, less than a year after launching its Singapore office.

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