Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Partner | Loeb Smith Attorneys

Gary advises on investment fund formation and launch and ongoing advice to hedge funds, cryptocurrency funds, private equity funds, and other asset classes, M&A (e.g. involving blockchain technology), ICOs, corporate, finance, and banking. He provides Cayman law advice to companies, banks, investment fund managers, in-house counsels, onshore counsels, and high net worth individuals to help deal with day-to-day issues and complex, strategic matters.

Chambers & Partners Global has ranked Gary in the top tiers of Investment Funds lawyers in the Cayman Islands and he is described by sources as: “a bright guy, a team player, and a hard worker” (Chambers 2014), appreciated for maintaining “strong client-relationships and is highly regarded by sources in North America and Asia” (Chambers 2017), and “his knowledge impresses me and his creativity is very good. He is also very patient and intelligent” (Chambers 2018).

He has also given expert evidence in the Southern District of New York court proceedings relating to Cayman investment funds and also authored: “Investment Funds – Cayman Islands”, published in the PLC Cross-Border Investment Funds Handbook, 2012; “Fiduciary duties of a general partner of a Cayman exempted limited partnership”, published in the PLC Global Guide for Private Equity and Venture Capital 2015/2016.