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By Maree Martin, Alan Dickson, Craig Fulton, Linda Martin, Janice Oh, Piers Alexander, Nicholas Pattman
On 8 January, after a period of industry consultation, the Cayman Islands Government issued the Private Funds Bill 2020 (the "Private Funds Bill") ...
By Sophia Greaves
Despite the present challenges faced by all international financial centres, in particular global volatility in financial services and demands for greater regulation, Bermuda's perennial resilience and ability to adapt...
By Dawn Griffiths, Elizabeth Denman, Neil Henderson, William Cooper
The IFA Amendments are intended to further enhance Bermuda's regulatory framework, primarily in relation to categories of investment funds that previously did not require any registration or regulation in Bermuda.
By Julie McLean, Andrew Barnes, Jacari Brimmer-Landy
TheBMA has released Guidance Notes for Relevant Legal Entities, including banks, corporate service providers, trust companies, investment businesses and fund administrators, which require them to demonstrate good risk management ...
By Robert Lindley, Wesley O’Brien
Where a person dies leaving any assets (including shares) in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
By Neil Henderson, Anthony Whaley, Graham B.R. Collis, Marcello Ausenda
On 24 December 2019, both the Economic Substance Amendment (No.2) Act 2019 and the Economic Substance Amendment (No.3) Regulations 2019 (the Amendment Legislation) came into force
By Stephanie C. Bernard, Craig MacIntyre, Nicola Bruce
The National Pension Scheme (Occupational Pensions) Amendment Act 2019 (the NPS Amendment Act), the provisions of which come into force on different dates, amends the existing legislation and
By Jonathon Milne, Spencer Vickers
This article looks at the policy rationale behind both decisions and analyses the current state of the law in respect of this critically-important area of legal practice.
By Julie McLean, Ben Adamson, Andrew Barnes
Bermuda has appointed its first Privacy Commissioner, a role established under the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA).
By Richard Evans, Jevgenija (Jane) Fedotova
One consistent message resounded throughout the 3rd Annual BVI Arbitration Conference, which took place in November 2019.
By Sophia Greaves, Charles Collis, Christopher Garrod, Chiara Nannini
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has reaffirmed Bermuda as a Qualified Jurisdiction, ensuring continued efficiency in the cross-border ...
By Jonathon Milne, Sarah McLennan
As has been widely reported, the litigation funding landscape in the Cayman Islands is changing to keep pace with the UK, Australia and other common law jurisdictions.
By Marcello Ausenda
As the regulatory demands on offshore companies continue to grow, it can be hard to determine the right jurisdiction for the ownership and registration of vessels.
By Eric Flaye
Discipline is one of the key traits of any successful fund manager – sticking to the core investment strategy and avoiding style drift.
By Richard Evans
This may be of particular concern if the target assets are located (or believed to be located) offshore.
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