Selecting your Fund Domicile – Mauritius

Published Date
Apr 26, 2023
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In this episode of Selecting your Fund Domicile, A&O Middle East Funds & Asset Management Partner Kamar Jaffer and our guest speaker Bhavna Ramsurun, Partner at BLC Robert & Associates, discuss current legal and regulatory trends in the funds sector in Mauritius. In particular, the discussion focuses around: 
  • types of funds that are being set in Mauritius
  • types of vehicles that are currently used in the region, including, among others, the Variable Capital Company (VCC)
  • key regulatory structuring considerations and requirements applicable to private funds
  • the economic substance requirements and the ecosystem in Mauritius
  • topical fund finance, ESG and sustainable finance trends.  

Selecting your Fund Domicile is a series of video podcasts that focuses on manager considerations for setting up a fund and choosing the most appropriate domicile. Featuring leading offshore law firms and A&O experts, this Q&A series will explore some of the benefits and legal and regulatory considerations for each offshore location, including the British Virgin Islands, the Channel Islands, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Ireland, Luxembourg and Mauritius. We will also cover FAQs on how to choose a domicile for your fund and why offshore jurisdictions have become a key choice for global alternative investment funds. 

About the speaker

Bhavna Ramsurun is a Partner at BLC Robert and Associates in the Financial Services team.  She is involved in diverse aspects of financial regulatory matters with a special focus on investment funds, capital markets regulation and securities law. Bhavna frequently advises on structuring and establishing funds and alternative private investment vehicles, the establishment of financial services providers and institutions and regulatory compliance. She is also well-honed in securities law and capital market matters including the securities offering, listing of securities on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, takeover regulation and issuers’ regulatory obligations.


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