Mondaq All Regions - Cayman Islands: Corporate/Commercial Law
Duff and Phelps
With the year-end fast approaching, now is the time to consider steps that can be taken to address those entities and parts of the group that can be rationalized.
Appleby
The Cayman Islands continue to be busy with cross-border activity and remains the most active offshore jurisdiction. Cayman-incorporated companies were the target of 421 transactions ...
Walkers
In August 2017, following a trial lasting almost 4 months, the Grand Court handed down its judgment in the proceedings brought by Primeo Fund against Bank of Bermuda Limited and HSBC Securities Services S.A. in their respective capacities as administrator and custodian of Primeo.
Cayman Islands Government
General Registry and the Ministry of Financial Services have met with local banks to address concerns surrounding banking requirements for charitable organisations, specifically in relation to the opening of bank accounts by non-profit organisations.
Appleby
2018 to date has seen the continuation of an unprecedented period of deal making across all sectors. The global conditions that drove M&A activity in 2017 remain at the time of writing...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is recognised as one of the world's leading global financial services centres. M&A activity is therefore largely driven by global rather than regional or national trends. Global M&A volume and value declined in 2017.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present this Cayman Asia M&A Market Report which recaps merger and acquisition activity involving Cayman public companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong ("SEHK") for the first half of 2018.
Appleby
One of the "self-evident truths" of the Cayman funds industry is the practice, outlawed in many other common law jurisdictions, of indemnification of directors from the assets of the company.
Maples and Calder
As previously advised, all companies existing before 1 April 2016 (each an "Existing Company") were required to file particulars of their current directors with the Registrar of Corporate Affairs (the "Registrar").
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Non-Lawyers may be surprised to know that the omnipotence paradox is a commonly considered topic by law students.
Walkers
A recent judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands1 (Grand Court) has provided clarity for investors and insolvency practitioners alike with respect to the entitlement of former investors with claims for unpaid redemption ...
Ogier
This briefing note provides an overview of the process and legal considerations for a person who is not domiciled in the Cayman Islands to write a will dealing with his or her shareholding...
DMS Governance Ltd
Following issuance of the CIMA AML/CFT Guidance Notes in December 2017, DMS Compliance Services have consistently and accurately advised on the requirement for all Cayman domiciled funds...
Campbells
How to strike the balance between open justice and confidentiality? In reasons delivered on 25 July 2018 in respect of an Ex Parte Originating Summons ("Confidentiality Summons")...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Due to the dynamic nature of the insurance industry, insurers or reinsurers established in the Cayman Islands as Segregated Portfolio Companies might look to leverage the added risk...
Cayman Islands Government
General Registry staff are continuing to assist persons who have yet to apply to register their charitable organisations under The Non-Profit Organisation Law.
Maples and Calder
As the pre-eminent offshore jurisdiction for private equity fund formation
Walkers
The European Commission (the "Commission") has published two legislative proposals for the establishment, at EU level, of enabling frameworks for sovereign bond-backed securities ("SBBSs")...
Walkers
The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific features of the transaction in question.
Walkers
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Court") has appointed ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators ("PLs") to the Hong Kong listed company CW Group Holdings Limited (the "Company") ...
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Cayman Islands Government
General Registry and the Ministry of Financial Services have met with local banks to address concerns surrounding banking requirements for charitable organisations, specifically in relation to the opening of bank accounts by non-profit organisations.
Walkers
In August 2017, following a trial lasting almost 4 months, the Grand Court handed down its judgment in the proceedings brought by Primeo Fund against Bank of Bermuda Limited and HSBC Securities Services S.A. in their respective capacities as administrator and custodian of Primeo.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present this Cayman Asia M&A Market Report which recaps merger and acquisition activity involving Cayman public companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong ("SEHK") for the first half of 2018.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is recognised as one of the world's leading global financial services centres. M&A activity is therefore largely driven by global rather than regional or national trends. Global M&A volume and value declined in 2017.
Walkers
The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific features of the transaction in question.
Walkers
The main relevant requirements of the ELP Law are summarised below.
Appleby
2018 to date has seen the continuation of an unprecedented period of deal making across all sectors. The global conditions that drove M&A activity in 2017 remain at the time of writing...
Cayman Islands Government
Corporate administrators in the Cayman Islands have a new, more efficient online tool for submitting company information to the Registrar of Companies
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the Cayman Islands are the Companies Law (2016 Revision) (the "Companies Law") and common law.
Cayman Finance
The purposes of these privatisations are manifold and have included a desire for reduced public scrutiny,
Intertrust
Our corporate services team are passionate about what they do for you, our clients.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Cayman Islands is a world leader in the establishment of offshore hedge funds. Its tax-neutral platform, stable economy, sophisticated banking sector, confidentiality and professional financial service industry ...
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