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Solomon Harris
The Cayman Islands is set to introduce a new entity ideally suited to professionals looking for the flexibility of a traditional partnership, but with the protection of a separate corporate identity...
Solomon Harris
The Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2017 ('Regulations') seek to provide additional clarification on the application process for Permanent Residence ('PR').
DMS Governance Ltd
John D'Agostino has recently been published in the Wells Fargo Prime Services industry and Regulatory Updates.
DMS Governance Ltd
The introduction of MiFID II across Europe on 3rd of January 2018 will represent the largest single body of regulation to affect the investment management industry, while also imposing a number of new...
Solomon Harris
As an aside, the GAC also asked whether a system which does not allow taxpayers to be given information to challenge whether a Notice is lawful is missing a vital safeguard.
Mourant Ozannes
Welcome to our first Regulatory Law Update for the Cayman Islands for 2017. The aim of the update is to focus on legal and regulatory developments which affect financial institutions.
Solomon Harris
A recent decision of the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman') Grand Court (‘Court') considered how to balance the competing interests of a trust which partly owned an asset and a claimant looking to enforce judgment...
Solomon Harris
On 7 April 2017 the Cayman Islands introduced new legislation and regulations requiring all companies and limited liability companies registered in Cayman (and their subsidiaries) to establish...
Solomon Harris
On 13 April 2017 the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman') Department for International Tax Cooperation (‘DITC') made announcements regarding various international automatic exchange of information...
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation has made the following announcements regarding the AEOI regimes.
Higgs & Johnson
In the case of a company carrying on a regulated business, a notice of the winding up must also be served upon the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority during this twenty-eight day period.
Higgs & Johnson
The company may send a restrictions notice to a person who has a relevant interest in the company in specified circumstances.
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder recently assisted aircraft leasing company Avolon Holdings Limited ("Avolon") in connection with its US$10 billion acquisition of the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group Inc.
Cayman Islands Government
Using funds from the settlement with the M/Y Tatoosh, Government is now purchasing materials and agreeing contracts for the installation of a permanent mooring at the north end of the Seven Mile Beach Marine Park.
Higgs & Johnson
Until recently, copyright protection in the Cayman Islands was based on the UK Copyright Act 1956, notwithstanding that the UK had long replaced the 1956 Act with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
Deloitte
As regulations multiply, the advanced accounting capabilities that enable strong, effective reporting are more critical than ever, but today's lean finance functions are contending with shortages...
HSM Chambers
The long-awaited new Trade Marks Law has also been approved by Government and is expected to be published shortly.
Travers Thorp Alberga
Recent commentaries by various offshore law firms on the delay by ESMA in extending the pan European passport for marketing the securities of Cayman Islands domiciled funds throughout...
Travers Thorp Alberga
It has become conventional wisdom to lay the ‘blame' for lawful tax avoidance firmly at the feet of the offshore financial centres.
Ogier
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has granted Beddoe relief to a trustee, in circumstances where a successful third party claim would have exhausted the trust assets.
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DMS Governance Ltd
The Hedge Fund Law Report recently interviewed Woolverton in connection with his move to DMS, during which he discussed the role of robust fund governance in the context of private funds.
Maples and Calder
Under recently passed legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies ("LLCs") will be required to maintain a beneficial ownership register ...
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Walkers
Offering counsel in the Cayman Islands provides a ringside seat on the trend towards longer-term funds and how the secondaries market is developing, write Rolf Lindsay and Andrew Barker from Walkers.
Cayman Finance
Charged with the protection, promotion, development and growth of Cayman's financial services industry, Cayman Finance has had one of its most successful years to date.
Cayman Finance
Cayman is well known as an attractive international destination for financial industry conferences, particularly in the hedge fund sector, but you might be surprised that the biggest annual conference is for the captive insurance industry.
Ogier
In July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued further advice relating to extending the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) marketing passport...
Cayman Finance
As Cayman's captive insurance and nascent reinsurance, international insurance and life and annuity industry continues to evolve to meet the growing challenge of competition from onshore domiciles and continued soft market conditions,
Walkers
Following public consultation during 2016 and early 2017, legislation has been passed which will require Cayman Islands companies (but not partnerships) to maintain registers of beneficial ownership at their registered offices.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Law prescribes a number of avenues for the resolution of different categories of disputes arising in relation to a Foundation Company.
Ogier
The United Kingdom (UK) government has today notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU), in accordance with Article 50 of The Treaty on European Union.
Ogier
One of the most significant pieces of legislation introduced in the Cayman Islands last year was the Limited Liability Companies Law...
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