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Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is made up of three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Maples and Calder
Following the closure of its AEOI Portal, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation has issued an advisory dated 13 September 2017, ...
Intertrust
Our independent director in Cayman, Deanna Derrick, reflects on Cayman's sustainable investing and the role performed by independent directors.
Walkers
2017 has been the year for debut managers in the CLO space.
Maples and Calder
There are no regional levels separate from the national level in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Finance
Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about the new release of the twenty second edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22), which ranked the Cayman Islands once again as the 31st best financial centre in the world out of 108 total jurisdictions.
Ogier
On August 28, 2017, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) released an updated Statement of Guidance (SOG) on the Responsibilities of Insurance Managers, updating the original SOG first issued in 2003.
Harneys
Managers of Cayman Islands regulated funds who are reviewing whether to wind any funds down before the end of 2017 may want to act promptly to avoid or reduce the annual 2018 Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)...
Appleby
A Cayman fund that was "to a very substantial degree, the author of its own misfortune" has lost its USD 2 billion suit to recover Madoff related losses from its custodian and administrator.
DMS Governance Ltd
On 30 August 2017, the Department of International Tax Cooperation issued an update with respect to U.S. FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard:
Ogier
Welcome to the first edition of Inside Track - the new guide to everything related to the Cayman property world from Ogier's specialist team.
Carey Olsen
Partner Jarrod Farley and associate Thomas Marriott explain the importance of the Cayman Islands to the US hedge fund sector, which first appeared in the HFM Special Report: How to start a hedge fund in the US 2017.
Ogier
One of the most significant pieces of legislation introduced in the Cayman Islands last year was the Limited Liability Companies Law, 2016 (LLC Law).
Maples and Calder
As technological advances have eased international travel and communication, the homes, education, investments and business interests of high net worth families are no longer confined to the...
Appleby
Blockchain has been widely touted as the most significant technology of the last 20 years, with the potential to revolutionise the financial services industry across a range of applications, from crypto-currencies to smart ...
Cayman Islands Government
As part of its public education campaign for the Non-Profit Organisation Law, the Ministry of Financial Services is continuing its one-hour information sessions this month. The sessions are aimed at organisations that solicit funds from the public for charitable causes.
Maples and Calder
Sponsors of UCITS and AIFs are being driven to consider making prospectus changes in light of MiFID II.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands has been named the world's number one specialised financial centre in The Banker magazine's 2017 survey. This is the ninth consecutive year the Cayman Islands has maintained the top spot in the highly-regarded, global survey.
Ogier
In the Matter of Shanda Games Limited, unreported, 25 April 2017 and 16 May 2017, is the second time that the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has determined the 'fair value' of a Cayman Islands company's shares...
Maples and Calder
The Maples Global CLO Team provides Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice and CLO issuer / co-issuer and fiduciary services in the Cayman Islands, Delaware, Dublin, London and the Netherlands.
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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.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Campbells
Anecdotally, there has been a marked increase recently in the use of arbitration as a means by which to resolve commercial disputes in the Cayman Islands.
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.
Walkers
With Q4 fast approaching, if managers and operators are considering winding up a Cayman Islands regulated mutual fund (a "Fund"), it would be prudent to start the process as soon as possible ...
Walkers
Ingrid Pierce discusses expense allocations on page nine of the Wells Fargo Prime Services, Business Consulting Group's Industry and Regulatory Update Quarterly, dated July 2017.
Walkers
Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 (the "Benchmark Regulation") will apply from 1 January 2018 introducing a new regime governing the use of certain indices considered to be benchmarks.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is a British overseas territory with an English-style common law legal system that comprises statute law and binding case precedents.
Harneys
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) recently confirmed an extension of the deadline for Cayman financial institutions to comply with their reporting obligations...
Harneys
Managing and resolving hedge fund and private equity disputes continues to be a key area of focus, according to Corporate Disputes.
DMS Governance Ltd
On 19 July, the Department of International Tax Cooperation issued an update to the deadlines for Cayman Islands Financial Institutions to comply with U.S. FATCA and Common Reporting Standards.
Ogier
The pace of regulatory developments in the offshore arena means that change is now constant.
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