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Craig T. Fulton


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Craig T. Fulton

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019  

Craig Fulton is a Partner in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Craig’s practice includes all areas of corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, and investment funds.

Having worked in the investment funds arena for the past 19 years, initially in-house with Fortis Prime Fund Solutions and then with Conyers for the past 13 years, Craig has a broad range of experience not only in terms of representing funds and investment managers, but also a range of service providers in the investment funds industry including banks, custodians, trust companies and administrators. His clients include Neuberger Berman, ICONiQ Capital, Lazard, Industry Funds Management (IFM), Sequoia Capital and EIG Global Energy Partners.

Experience Highlights

  • Providing regular, on-going legal advice to Industry Funds Management (IFM) on investments in respect to their leading global multi-billion dollar infrastructure fund, ranging from capital raising, financing, acquisition, and divestments.
  • Advising on structure and formation for a number of venture capital / private equity funds for ICONiQ.
  • Providing on-going advice and advising on the formation and operation of new venture capital funds for the Sequoia Capital Group of funds.
  • Advising EIG Global Energy Partners on the formation of a private equity fund investing in energy-related investments, as well as acting as Cayman counsel on the loan transaction.
  • Advising on the structuring and formation on a number of master feeder structures for Lazard Asset Management.

Professional Background

  • Head of Legal Affairs (Western Hemisphere), Fortis Prime Fund Solutions (Cayman) Limited


  • University of Natal, Durban, Bachelor of Commerce, 1992
  • University of Natal, Durban, Bachelor of Laws, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2011 (not currently practising)
  • Cayman Islands, Attorney-at-Law, 2006
  • Conveyancer, 1998
  • High Court of South Africa Attorney, 1997

12 Apr 2019
Cayman Islands AEOI Portal Reporting Deadlines and Revised Documentation

23 Mar 2019
Cayman Islands – The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law 2018

05 Feb 2019
Anti-Money Laundering Audits Required For Securities Investment Business Excluded Persons

12 Dec 2018
Reminder: Deadline for Notification of AML Officer Appointments is 31 December

25 Sep 2018
Extension of Deadline for Appointment of AML Officers for Cayman Funds

14 Sep 2018
Have You Appointed Your AML Officers?

06 Jun 2018
Cayman Islands AEOI Portal Update – 2018

17 May 2018
Looming Deadlines in the Cayman Islands: Are you in compliance?

20 Apr 2018
Cayman Islands AML Requirements

27 Mar 2018
US FATCA and CRS Update

09 Feb 2018
Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Update – February 2018

20 Oct 2017
Cayman Islands Regulatory Update

21 Jul 2017
US FATCA and CRS Reporting Deadline Extended

23 Jun 2017
Cayman Islands: AEOI Portal Update

25 May 2017
Cayman Islands: Further US FATCA and CRS Notification and Reporting Update

03 May 2017
Further Common Reporting Standard, US FATCA, UK CDOT and EUSD Regime Updates for the Cayman Islands

28 Mar 2017
Common Reporting Standard Update for the Cayman Islands

20 Jan 2017
Regulatory Update for Cayman Islands Mutual Funds

15 Dec 2016
CIMA Director Registration and Licence Fees Due

27 Oct 2016
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Cancellation of Certificates of Registration

11 Sep 2015
Outsourcing for Regulated Entities: CIMA Guidance

22 Jul 2015
Cayman Islands Mutual Funds – Cancellation of Licence or Certificate of Registration and changes to Audit Waivers

16 Jul 2015
AIFMD Update – New AIFMD Regime for Cayman Islands Investment Funds and Cayman Islands Investment Fund Managers

19 May 2015
Extension of Deadlines: Cayman Islands FATCA Notification and Reporting

25 Mar 2015
Update: FATCA Notification and Reporting – Cayman Islands Government launches FATCA portal

04 Mar 2015
FATCA Notification and Reporting – Are you ready?

06 Nov 2014
Impact of FATCA on Cayman Islands Entities

03 Jul 2014
Cayman Islands: The Exempted Limited Partnership Law, 2014

06 Jun 2014
The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014 – Now in Force

29 May 2014
The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014

26 Mar 2014
The Directors Registration and Licensing Bill, 2014

13 Mar 2014
FATCA Update for Cayman Financial Institutions

12 Dec 2013
Cayman Islands: Fund-Specific Guidance on Corporate Governance

18 Jan 2013
Cayman Mutual Funds Amendments 2013

10 Jan 2009
Bridge Finance Lending to Private Equity Funds in the Cayman Islands

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition of Chambers Global (investment funds)
  • Recognised in the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)
  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (2018, 2015) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial, investment funds)
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal (private funds)
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets)
  • Recognised in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global (corporate finance)
  • Recognised in the 2013 edition (and since 2011) of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)