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Cayman Islands Government
Business owners and charitable organisations in the Sister Islands, who still need to comply with Cayman's legal requirements for beneficial ownership and registering as a non-profit organisation...
Dillon Eustace
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA) has provided welcome clarification on certain points of ambiguity within the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 ("AML Regulations") which came into force on 2 October, 2017, and the corresponding guidance notes ("Guidance Notes") issued by CIMA on 13 December, 2017 by way of a notice issued on 6 April, 2018 (the "Notice").
Cayman Islands Government
Business owners and charitable organisations in the Sister Islands have another opportunity to learn how the Cayman Business Portal online system can make their lives easier...
Maples and Calder
IN SIMPLE TERMS, EETCs are corporate debt securities, typically issued by airlines.
Walkers
On 17 January 2018 the new Securitisation Regulation (Regulation EU 2017/2402) (the "Securitisation Regulation") came into force and will apply from 1 January 2019.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As noted in our previous alert, the Non-Profit Organisations Law, 2017 (the "Law") came into force on 1 August 2017.
Ogier
As expected, and mentioned in our previous advisory Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations Update 2018, the on-going consultation with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The MLRO may be the same person as the AMLCO, so long as the individual is competent and is able to perform both roles efficiently.
Maples and Calder
On 6 April 2018, CIMA released a notice (the "Notice") in which it addressed three points raised by Cayman Finance in relation to unclear provisions of Guidance Notes ...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of investment funds, portfolio investment companies and corporate vehicles ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This Q&A gives an overview of the key issues in establishing a business in the Cayman Islands, including an introduction to the legal system; the available business vehicles and their applicable formalities; ...
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") has provided helpful clarification in relation to its recent statement that natural persons should be designated as AMLCO, MLRO and deputy MLRO.
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") has provided helpful clarification in relation to its recent statement that natural persons should be designated as anti-money laundering compliance officer ("AMLCO"), money laundering reporting officer ("MLRO") and deputy MLRO (together, the "AML Officers").
Maples and Calder
Stephen Carty and Deirdre Hennelly of Maples and Calder's Investment Funds group consider the implications of MiFID II for investment funds, primarily from a governance perspective.
Campbells
In response to the FATF recommendations to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, there have been significant changes to the anti-money...
Walkers
In a recent case before the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court Walkers successfully argued that a discretionary interest in a Cayman Islands trust was not an available asset ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Since our Cayman Islands Beneficial Ownership Regime Alert in May 2017, the Cayman Islands Government has amended the beneficial ownership regime under the Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Law, 2017 ...
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation ("DITC") has issued an Industry Advisory in which it provides important updates to all Cayman Islands Financial Institutions ("CFIs") in relation to FATCA and CRS.
Walkers
Despite having a small domestic transport market, the Cayman Islands has a high profile in international transport finance transactions, particularly for commercial aircraft and ships.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Instead each party bears the burden of proving the value for which it contends, and relies on the Court to finally determine the fair value.
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The Cayman Islands (‘Cayman') Government has set out its proposals for new legislative measures to be introduced to the Cayman Legislative Assembly in 2018 and 2019. Here are some of the proposals ...
Appleby
The first quarter of 2018 has seen the Dow and NASDAQ pushing through record highs, increasing consumer confidence in the U.S. and Europe (excluding the UK) and the January ADP jobs report, the latest at the time of writing, showed private payrolls increasing by 49,000 (26.5%) more than expected.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) came into force on 1 July 2017. It establishes a secure, non-public centralised platform on which beneficial ownership information of in-scope companies (ISCs) must be maintained.
Appleby
The Cayman Islands has a reputation as a leading and competitive international financial centre and keeps this reputation by maintaining a regulatory framework based on the highest international standards.
Maples and Calder
Following a successful career at Maples and Calder, Caymanian lawyer Caroline Dell has taken a position as an in-house counsel with Man Group, an active investment management firm, in London after three secondments with the company.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Appleby
New rules mean third-party litigation funding has become acceptable in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong in certain instances, opening up new investment opportunities for the growing number of hedge fund operating in the space.
Harneys
The changes that have been made to the Cayman Islands anti-money laundering regime are to bring Cayman in line with international best practice and are a welcome update to the financial services landscape in Cayman.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Earlier this month, the Hong Kong Companies Judge Hon Harris J. handed down Reasons for Decision in Re China Lumena New Materials Corp which usefully clarifies the Hong Kong Court's view on powers of foreign insolvency...
Travers Thorp Alberga
For those with better things to do than follow the machinations of EU tax policy, we should state that Mr. Moscovici is French.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading...
Ogier
At the end of 2017, the Cayman Islands became the latest jurisdiction to introduce a foundation vehicle onto its statute book.
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