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By Fiona MacAdam, Joanne Collett, Meenaa Azmayesh
A recent judgment of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has provided certainty for directors, general partners and insolvency practitioners with respect to the principles that the Cayman Islands Courts...
By Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson
As one of the leading offshore jurisdictions globally for the resolution of complex financial services disputes, expert witnesses are frequently appointed to provide evidence to the Financial Services Division...
By James Burch, Philip Paschalides, Steven Manning, Garry Ferguson, Noeleen Ruddy, Therese Redmond
CLO market participants are once again finding themselves scrambling, this time to consider alternatives to the high probability of a financial industry without LIBOR.
By Ingrid Pierce, Daniel Wood, Denise Wong, Hughie Wong, Thomas Granger
The Companies Law (2018 Revision) (the "Companies Law") imposes continuing obligations on all exempted companies, including those registered as mutual funds under section 4(3) of the Mutual Funds Law ...
By Ingrid Pierce, Daniel Wood, Denise Wong, Hughie Wong, Thomas Granger
The main relevant requirements of the ELP Law are summarised below.
By Garry Ferguson, Noeleen Ruddy, Andrew Traynor, Ian McNamee, Ailís Garvey, Matt Hedigan, Therese Redmond, Ken Foley
In our latest European Securities Law Update and following the recent publication of the ESMA final report of technical advice issued on 3 April 2018 we provide a high-level synopsis of the recent Prospectus Regulation, ...
By Garry Ferguson, Nicholas Blake-Knox, Sarah Maguire, Kerill O'Shaughnessy, Noeleen Ruddy, Andrew Traynor, Emily Davy, Ailís Garvey, Matt Hedigan
On 17 January 2018 the new Securitisation Regulation (Regulation EU 2017/2402) (the "Securitisation Regulation") came into force and will apply from 1 January 2019.
By Ariane West
With some offshore jurisdictions having only moved recently to introduce registers of beneficial ownership, one could argue that having had its own register in place for over 70 years, Bermuda has been ahead of the curve.
By Lucy Frew, Sandra Edun-Watler, Andrew Howarth
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") has provided helpful clarification in relation to its recent statement that natural persons should be designated as AMLCO, MLRO and deputy MLRO.
By Ariane West, Benjamin Green, Rachel Nightingale
The Government of Bermuda has tabled the Companies and Limited Liability Company (Initial Coin Offering) Amendment Act 2018, introducing a statutory framework for the offering of digital assets ...
By Lucy Frew, Andrew Howarth, Sandra Edun-Watler
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") has provided helpful clarification in relation to its recent statement that natural persons should be designated as anti-money laundering compliance officer ("AMLCO"), money laundering reporting officer ("MLRO") and deputy MLRO (together, the "AML Officers").
By Nick Dunne, Andrew Gibson
In a recent case before the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court Walkers successfully argued that a discretionary interest in a Cayman Islands trust was not an available asset ...
By Lucy Frew, Andrew Howarth, Sandra Edun-Watler
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation ("DITC") has issued an Industry Advisory in which it provides important updates to all Cayman Islands Financial Institutions ("CFIs") in relation to FATCA and CRS.
By Richard Munden, Nick Dunne, Edward Rhind
Despite having a small domestic transport market, the Cayman Islands has a high profile in international transport finance transactions, particularly for commercial aircraft and ships.
By Caroline Williams, Jason Allison
It's 10 years since the global financial crisis developed into a fully-fledged crash in 2008 with the collapse of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...
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