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Campbells
In Batista, the Grand Court has clarified that the scope of the statutory jurisdiction to grant a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings may extend to a person outside the jurisdiction...
Cayman Finance
The Cayman economy has been on a steady upward trajectory in recent years: in 2011-2015, GDP growth averaged 1.7 percent, slightly higher than the potential GDP growth of 1.6 percent.
Campbells
On 7 February 2017 the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 (the "Nairobi Convention") was given legal effect in the Cayman Islands through the Merchant Shipping...
Harneys
In a recent interview with HFM Week, Harneys Partner Ian Gobin compared Cayman and US funds and discusses how Cayman continues to lead the market.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands has long been regarded as the world's premier global financial hub through client-centric market leadership in prominent financial sectors, and long-standing relationships with sophisticated international clients.
Independent Corporate Services Ltd
On 27th April 2016 the Cayman Islands passed legislation introducing a Limited Liability Company regime.
Cayman Islands Government
The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that the last day for legally catching lobsters in Cayman waters is Tuesday, 28 February.
Cayman Islands Government
The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) in Grand Cayman, including its Business Licensing Counter on the first floor of the Government Administration Building, will close at 3:00pm on Thursday, 2 March, for a staff meeting.
Maples and Calder
Henry Smith takes a look at how recent developments within the EU might impact Cayman's investment funds sector.
Cayman Islands Government
The Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment has prepared 11 bills to strengthen Cayman's regulatory framework, introduce new financial services vehicles, and improve the local business environment.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Obtaining authorised access to confidential documents in offshore jurisdictions is, in some circles at least, the holy grail of information gathering.
DMS Offshore Investment Services
DMS has received several inquiries regarding our involvement in the recent Platinum Management case.
Ogier
Regulated funds are required to file a fund annual return (FAR) with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), within six months of the financial year end (subject to any extension granted by CIMA).
Walkers
Captive insurance professionals need to be aware of certain points arising from the updated Common Reporting Standard Regulations, according to Lucy Frew, partner of Walkers Global.
Harneys
During 2016, shareholders in Cayman Islands companies often availed themselves of the Court procedure for determining the fair value of their shares.
Appleby
Not so long ago, it used to be considered a good thing if a person's private affairs were kept confidential.
Ogier
"Now that CIMA will be able to grade the fines more specifically and more proportionately to the breach, I think we will see more fines being issued by CIMA.
DMS Offshore Investment Services
MiFID II is an important and key regulatory game changer for the investment fund and capital market industry;
Cayman Islands Government
Along with a European Commission tax official, a Member of the European Parliament, and the head of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's investment division...
Maples and Calder
On 30 September 2016, the EEA Joint Committee formally incorporated AIFMD into the EEA Agreement.
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Campbells
Earlier this year, the CICA heard the appeal of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB against the 5 January 2016 order of Mr Justice Clifford of the Grand Court in Conway and Walker v SEB1.
Cayman Islands Government
A team of expert assessors, from the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, recently visited the Cayman Islands to conduct a peer review, which assesses how our jurisdiction applies the Global Forum's international standard for exchanging tax information upon request.
DMS Offshore Investment Services
The Cayman Islands Government issued the second tranche of the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") regulations at the end of December 2016.
DMS Offshore Investment Services
Managing Director of DMS Bank & Trust (DMS Bank), Colm O'Driscoll is delighted to share the recent news that, once again, the Cayman Islands have been confirmed as the world's number one...
Maples and Calder
In your jurisdiction, what pre-entry estate and gift tax planning can be undertaken? There are no estate or gift taxes in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Finance
A team of expert assessors, from the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, recently visited the Cayman Islands to conduct a peer review,
Walkers
On 22 November 2016 the European Commission published its proposal for a draft directive on preventative restructuring frameworks ("Draft Directive").
Walkers
Under the provisions of the Exempted Limited Partnership Law, 2014 a general partner , on behalf of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership, which proposes to be registered...
Harneys
The DITC has stated that it will issue updated CRS Guidance Notes in the first quarter of 2017 to cover the Regulations.
Walkers
In this edition of her column, Lucy considers the FinTech and RegTech work strands of international, EU and UK regulators over the past 6 months...
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Cayman Islands Government
Ministry of Financial Services and Cayman Islands Monetary Authority officials recently held a second round of meetings in Washington DC, with key US Congressional staff, regulators and stakeholders, about bank de-risking from the Caribbean perspective; . . .
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