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Craig T. Fulton


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372

Craig T. Fulton


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 finance and investment funds.

Having worked in the investment funds arena for the past 13 years, initially in-house with Fortis Prime Fund Solutions and then with Conyers for the past 8 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, Morgan Stanley, Lazard, Industry Funds Management, Sequoia Capital and EIG Global Energy Partners.

Prior to returning to the Cayman Islands in 2012, Craig helped to successfully establish the Firm’s presence in Mauritius, where he served as Head of Office for three years.

Experience Highlights

  • Providing on-going advice and advising on the formation of new 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 formation of a venture capital fund investing in small to mid-cap technology firms, targeting a capital commitment of US$300 million.
  • Advising on the establishment of a new master-feeder structure for a multi-billion dollar family group, to indirectly hold their operating companies worldwide.
  • Providing on-going advice for a multi-billion dollar infrastructure fund managed by Industry Funds Management.
  • Providing advice in respect of a facilities agreement providing for the establishment of senior secured term credit facilities in an aggregate principal amount of up to US$340 million.
  • Establishment of Cayman Islands Search Fund Investing in Africa.

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

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

07 Sep 2012
Conyers Dill & Pearman Strengthening its Roster in Cayman Islands

09 Dec 2011
Mauritius Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements

28 Nov 2011
Mauritius Limited Partnership Act due to come into force

12 Sep 2011
Mauritius Bulletin – September 2011

14 Feb 2011
Mauritius Bulletin – February 2011

19 Nov 2010
India’s Direct Tax Code

26 Oct 2010
Mauritius Bulletin – October 2010

12 Jul 2010
Mauritius Bulletin – July 2010

09 Jul 2010
Investing into India through Mauritius

02 Jul 2010
Mauritius: Investment into Africa

18 Jun 2010
Mauritius weathers the financial crisis and regulatory pressures

01 Apr 2010
Mauritius Bulletin – April 2010

11 Jan 2010
Mauritius: Gateway to Africa

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

  • Recognised in the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal (private funds)
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition (and 2015) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial, investment 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)