Led by Faizal Bhana, our Director for Middle East, Africa and India and Jacklyne Iminza, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer, EAVCA, the event featured keynote speakers David Lekerai, Partner & Head of Corporate, DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM Advocates) and Leevyn Isabel, Business Development Director, Ocorian.

The event was well-attended by finance professionals interested in learning more about regulatory and legal developments in East Africa and internationally, including in Jersey’s funds sector. Topics covered included:

  • How Jersey’s well-established model offers clear advantages to fund managers in Africa, and an update on the recent introduction of the Jersey Limited Liability Company (LLC) legislation;
  • regulatory and legal developments in funds in East Africa; and
  • how effective fund structure models for Africa can maximize return on investment.

To discover more about Jersey’s forward-thinking funds sector, visit our Funds web page.