Marc Piano

Associate

Marc joined Bedell Cristin in August 2016, having worked previously as a lawyer at a leading national law firm in the UK.

His practice involves advising leading onshore law firms worldwide as well as Guernsey-based companies and financial services business on corporate, commercial, banking and regulatory matters.

Marc's legal background involves personal injury and commercial litigation, regulatory work and non-contentious corporate transactions, including M&A, capital markets, capital raising, corporate restructurings, corporate governance, transparency and accountability such as primary and secondary capital raisings and asset acquisitions. He has a keen interest in emerging technology and its potential financial, legal and regulatory application.

Professional
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales
  • Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA)

* non-practising

  • Commercial understanding and expert legal knowledge.
    Legal 500 2017
News/Experience
Bedell Cristin advises on the financing of the acquisition of one of Guernsey's premier commercial properties

Leading offshore law firm Bedell Cristin has advised The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited in connection with loan facilities made available to the Channel Islands Property Fund Limited.

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Bedell Cristin are platinum sponsors at INSOL International Channel Islands One Day Seminar
Insolvency & Restructuring 05 Sep 2017 Guernsey

Bedell Cristin are platinum sponsors at the INSOL International Channel Islands One Day Seminar taking place at the Duke of Richmond Hotel in St Peter Port, Guernsey on Wednesday 13 September, 2017.

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Bedell Cristin advises Regional REIT on acquisition of Conygar portfolio

Bedell Cristin has advised Regional REIT Limited ("Regional Reit"), the UK regional office and industrial property focused REIT managed by London and Scottish Investments and Toscafund Asset Management, on the acquisition of c £129m of UK regional office, i...

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Bedell Cristin recruits new associates to strengthen Guernsey teams
Litigation Banking & Finance 10 Apr 2017 Guernsey

Bedell Cristin Guernsey has appointed a number of experienced lawyers to strengthen its teams and to support the continued growth of the firm.

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Bedell Cristin explains and explores blockchain over breakfast
04 Apr 2017 Guernsey

An early start on Tuesday 28 March did not deter an audience intrigued to learn more about the emerging blockchain technology and the opportunities on offer for Guernsey. Spanning Guernsey's finance, banking, insurance and technology sectors, over 50 att...

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Bedell Cristin has advised HSBC in connection with the £100 million financing of the purchase of 20 Moorgate, in the City of London by Asian Growth Properties
Banking & Finance 15 Nov 2016 Guernsey

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Insights
EU General Data Protection Regulation
Briefings | 07 Jul 2017

This briefing provides an overview of the key changes introduced by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR"), which will have extra-territorial effect in the Channel Islands in relation to the personal data of EU citizens, and the provisions...

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Guernsey funds
Briefings | 02 May 2017

Guernsey is, for many, the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment and/or administration of all types of collective investment vehicle, including private equity, hedge and property funds, across a wide range of asset classes.

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Guernsey legal opinions
Briefings | 25 Oct 2016

In finance transactions, legal opinions are often sought from local counsel as to the capacity of entities formed under the laws of Guernsey to enter into transactions and documents and as to the laws of Guernsey generally. This briefing summarises issues ...

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An introduction to blockchains
Articles | 06 Sep 2017

Marc Piano, associate, explains the basic concept behind blockchains. Published in Contact Magazine - September/October 2017 issue.

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