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By Christel Sands-Feaste, Paul Davis
The Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Act, 2016 ("Act") came into force in The Bahamas on 1st January, 2017.
By Francine Bryce
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.
By N. Leroy Smith
The Courts of Equity have always recognized the right of trustees to approach the Court for directions.
By Francine Bryce, Alric Lindsay
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.
By Gina Berry, Francine Bryce, Jo-Anne Stephens
The company may send a restrictions notice to a person who has a relevant interest in the company in specified circumstances.
By Alric Lindsay, Francine Bryce, Jo-Anne Stephens
In response to requests from the investment funds industry, the Cayman Islands has recently introduced draft legislation for the establishment of a new type of vehicle – a Cayman Islands Limited Liability Company
By Jo-Anne Stephens, Francine Bryce
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands, under the provisions contained in Articles 4 and 6 of the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 2013, has issued a Direction to restrict the use of small unmanned aircrafts...
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
Questions marks are constantly raised over the performance of a trustee’s duties and whether the trustee in question has discharged its obligations in fulfilling those duties.
By Gaela Fitzgibbons
The recent implementation of the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Europe will have forced investment managers based in the European Economic Area to assess the impact of AIFMD on their businesses.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
A new Patents and Trade Marks Law came into effect in the Cayman Islands on December 7, 2011.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
In affirming its commitment to improving cross-border cooperation, the government of The Bahamas has on 4 August 2011 signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the Republic of Korea.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
We have set out below a short summary relating to the incorporation of an exempted company in the Cayman Islands along with a list of benefits and requirements.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
The economic downturn has resulted in an increase in mortgage defaults and a consequential increase in mortgage possession actions.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
A witness cannot be compelled to give evidence either if it is evidence that he or she could not be compelled to give in civil proceedings before the Cayman Islands Grand Court.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys At Law
Until recently, a business could only be carried on in the local market place in the Cayman Islands through: