5th. Anniversary + institutional video

Two months ago marked five year since Litwak & Partners opened the doors of its first office, located in Montevideo, Uruguay.

At that time, we did not have neither the team that we have now nor the four offices that makes us the offshore firm with the greatest coverage in Latin America, but we did have the same passion that moves us today and the trust of our first clients, many of them used to working with law firms much larger than ours.

Posted on May 27, 2016 .

BVI Finance launches team BVI Latin America, headead by Martin Litwak

TEAM BVI LatAm comprises of private sector professionals representing every aspect of the industry. Members include: Luciana Fernández of JTC Group (Brasil), Alvaro Becerra of Amicorp (Chile), Victor Hugo Rodriguez of LatAm Alternatives (Miami, USA), Javier Canosa of Canosa Abogados (Argentina), Jerry Feldman of Sobek Global Finance Fund Ltd./Aten Management Ltd., (Perú), Alvaro Tringolo and Jacqueline Schwartz, both based in Uruguay, and Rubens Boicenco, an independent industry consultant. TEAM BVI LatAm will be headed by Martin Litwak, Founder and Managing Partner of Litwak & Partners.

Posted on November 17, 2015 .

Mr. Martin Litwak was also invited to serve on the Advisory Committee to assist to D. Orlando Smith, OBE, current Premier of the British Virgin Islands.

As a leading expert in the Financial Services Industry, Mr. Martin Litwak was also invited to serve on the Advisory Committee to assist to D. Orlando Smith, OBE, current Premier of the British Virgin Islands. The Advisory Committee comprises senior industry leaders, drawn from government and the private sector.

Litwak & Partners expands in the region and opens offices in Lima (Peru)

In 2013, after two years of hard work since it was founded in 2011, Litwak & Partners definitely became an alternative to international law firms, particularly in the creation of investment funds and regulated companies providing financial service, setting up asset protection structures and providing advice on corporate finance transactions.

Posted on April 18, 2014 .

FATCA – Extension of registration

IRS extends registration deadline to 5 May 2014

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has just issued a 10-day extension to the initial 25 April 2014 deadline for Foreign Financial Institutions (“FFI”) to complete their FATCA registration and receive their Global Intermediary Identification Number (“GIIN”).

Posted on April 17, 2014 .

Side letters for investment funds

In the hedge fund industry both the approval and the disclosure of side letters to investors has always been a thorny issue.

Whilst we have always recommended our clients to include provisions dealing with these issues both in the offering materials and the constitutional documents of their funds, a couple of court decisions recently adopted  by the courts of the Cayman Islands have shed some light over this matter.

Posted on November 1, 2012 .