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By Solomon Harris
The European Commission (‘EC') has responded to the advice from the European Securities and Markets Authority (‘ESMA') on extension of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (‘AIFMD') passport regime.
By Sophia Harris
Sophia Harris' presentation to attendees of VC Tutorial's Distinguished Guest Lecture Series on 13 May, 2014.
By Solomon Harris
In this two part piece, we look at how to migrate existing companies in and out of the Cayman Islands. Elsewhere we look at how to migrate an existing company into the Cayman Islands, but here we look at how to migrate a Cayman Islands registered company to another jurisdiction.
By Solomon Harris
On 13 August 2013 the Cayman Islands Government ('CIG') announced that it had concluded negotiations with the United States of America on a Model Form 1 Inter Governmental Agreement ('IGA'), and that the official signing will be held as soon as possible. The CIG also announced that it has agreed a new tax information exchange agreement ('TIEA') with the US.
By Solomon Harris
On 13 August 2013 the Cayman Islands Government ('CIG') announced that it had concluded negotiations with the United States of America on a Model Form 1 Inter Governmental Agreement ('IGA'), and that the official signing will be held as soon as possible.
By Solomon Harris
As a Testator, you are not going to be around to put the record straight on your ability to make your Will.
By Solomon Harris
Trustee indemnities and exclusion clauses: whether and when to indemnify a trust protector facing an a claim in role of protector.
By Simone Proctor
Every Cayman hedge fund operator should have an exit strategy when developing a regulated Cayman fund product.
By Stefanie Suckoo, Kathryn Carter
The Special Economic Zones Law, 2011 was brought into force in the Cayman Islands on 21 November 2011.
Some of the many advantages of registering a company, exempted trust or limited partnership in Cayman are: tax neutrality, which means investors and their corporate activities are not subject to additional layers of taxation over and above those of their home country; a well established legal regime, reasonable reporting requirements, flexible corporate structures and an expedited registration process (using the General Registry’s (the "Registry") express service, new companies, trusts and partn
By Jonathan Fitzgibbons
Statistics published by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority show that the Cayman jurisdiction remains the preferred jurisdiction for managers looking to establish offshore alternative investment funds.
By Sophia Harris
"It is the Directors’ duty to satisfy themselves that the overall structure…was consistent with Cayman Islands industry standards.." - Jones J in Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited (in Liquidation) v Stefan Peterson & Hans Ekstrom 2011
By Paul Scrivener, Kathryn Carter
The Cayman Islands now offers a very effective way for companies to amalgamate.
By Sophia Harris
The following article looks at the trustees role in administering a trust, looking at practical tax and other legal issues that can arise where trustees do not have sufficient powers or face unforeseen circumstances, with a focus on the Cayman Islands and UK case law and legislation.
By Ian Jamieson
In this article Ian Jamieson, Head of Property and Banking at Solomon Harris, examines the case of CIBC Cayman Limited v R. Christiansen and e. Christiansen [2008 CLIR 103] and provides advice to lenders on the ramifications. thereof