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Walkers
Winston Churchill once said, "to improve is to change so to be perfect is to change often". With that in mind and with many high profile cross-border restructurings ...
Cayman Finance
The financial services' ecosystem is changing rapidly.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands is recognised as a premier international financial centre and the banking sector is a vital support mechanism for financial services.
Cayman Finance
Most people driving over a bridge, filling a tea kettle or turning on their lights don't think of those activities as having a connection to the global financial services industry.
Cayman Islands Government
Local business owners who handle their own company's paperwork will need to file their beneficial ownership information with General Registry by Saturday, 30 June.
Campbells
The CICA held that, if a dissenter holds a minority shareholding, fair value of the dissenter's shares should reflect any applicable minority discount.
Walkers
The Cayman Islands remains the heart of the offshore hedge funds world, and it is well positioned to remain there even in a future driven by technology including artificial intelligence ...
Cayman Finance
The second EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (together "MiFID II") are in force from 3 January 2018.
Cayman Finance
The last year has seen a significant increase in attention to the role international financial centres play in driving global economic investment and growth as well as deterring, identifying...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As a reminder, we have recently issued a variety of updates and alerts highlighting some of the key regulatory changes here in the Cayman Islands (click on headings below for further details).
Maples and Calder
The insurance market in the Cayman Islands is divided into domestic business, captive insurance, special purpose vehicle (SPV) insurance and commercial reinsurance.
Cayman Finance
In the intervening period, LLCs have been newly formed and otherwise come into existence by way of mergers, conversions and inward migrations.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands is a premier global financial hub, connecting law-abiding users and providers of capital and financing around the world - benefitting both developed and developing countries.
Cayman Finance
The assessment released last year was not the first time Cayman had gone through the peer review process.
Walkers
Further to our previous advisories on this topic, the Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime is in force and steps need to be taken by all companies and limited liability companies.
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (the "DITC") has issued an Industry Advisory to update the relevant dates for reporting under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ...
Walkers
On 10 May 2018 the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published CP120: Second Consultation Paper on the Corporate Governance Requirements for Investment Firms and Market Operators...
Intertrust
The survey found that 92% of respondents placed Italy as posing the highest level of risk, followed by the UK and Iberia.
Cayman Finance
The purposes of these privatisations are manifold and have included a desire for reduced public scrutiny,
Intertrust
We're excited to share our Emerging Fund Manager Guide. The guide has been put together with the next generation of fund managers in mind. It's of use to those looking to set up...
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Appleby
The Cayman Islands has a reputation as a leading and competitive international financial centre and keeps this reputation by maintaining a regulatory framework based on the highest international standards.
Appleby
The first quarter of 2018 has seen the Dow and NASDAQ pushing through record highs, increasing consumer confidence in the U.S. and Europe (excluding the UK) and the January ADP jobs report, the latest at the time of writing, showed private payrolls increasing by 49,000 (26.5%) more than expected.
Appleby
New rules mean third-party litigation funding has become acceptable in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong in certain instances, opening up new investment opportunities for the growing number of hedge fund operating in the space.
Harneys
The Cayman Islands government announced this week that the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) portal has re-opened, allowing Cayman Islands financial institutions to submit their 2017 FATCA and CRS returns.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) came into force on 1 July 2017. It establishes a secure, non-public centralised platform on which beneficial ownership information of in-scope companies (ISCs) must be maintained.
Intertrust
Intertrust has been shortlisted for Independent Trust/Fiduciary Company of the Year in the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2018.
Walkers
Cayman Islands trust law is based on a body of English law which has developed over many hundreds of years.
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder advised Sapphire Aviation Finance I Limited, as issuer, and Avolon Aerospace Leasing Limited, as seller, as to Cayman Islands and Irish law in connection with a US$768.4 million offering...
Cayman Finance
In Cayman, AML regulatory regimes are in place for both financial services and non-financial services entities registered in the jurisdiction.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands' new Anti-Money Laundering Regulations replace the Money Laundering Regulations and while there is a noticeable difference with the name, the Regulations mainly seek to formalise the anti-money laundering practices ...
Intertrust
Almost two thirds (64.5%) of institutional investors believe AI will be widely adopted in real estate by 2022
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In its decision in the matter of Shanda Games Limited, the CICA has gone a step further and altered the landscape against which fair value of the Dissenters shares is to be properly assessed in the future.
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